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Leo Reinhart Jr.

Leo J. Reinhart Jr., 78, of Fostoria, passed away at 4:15 a.m. Wednesday Aug. 21, 2019, at his home.
He was born Jan. 12, 1941, in Tiffin, to the late Leo R. and Dorothy R. (Kleinfelter) Reinhart. He married Catherine E. Krupp Sept. 23, 1967, at Our Lady of Consolation, Carey, and she survives in Fostoria.
Also surviving are six children, Scott P. (Tunia) Reinhart, Hong Kong; Patricia M. (William) Lanning, Thornville; Robert J. “Rob” (Leslie) Reinhart, Fostoria; Joseph J. (Kristen) Reinhart, Hawaii; Andrea K. (Doug) Dafler, Lafayette; and Shawn L. (Crystale) Reinhart, Fostoria; 10 grandchildren; sisters, Ruth Ann Frey, Upper Sandusky, and Jean Kledzik, Napoleon; and a brother, Ronald (Judy) Reinhart, Tiffin.
He was preceded in death by five children, Dorothy Marie Reinhart; Leo Joseph Reinhart III; twins, Suzanne Marie and Susan K. Reinhart; and Todd Joseph Reinhart; and a brother, Gerald “Jerry” Reinhart.
Leo grew up on the family farm and was a 1959 graduate of Hopewell-Loudon High School. He attended Andrew Barber College, Toledo, and had owned and operated Leo’s Barbershop, Fostoria, for 14 years. He was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, 3rd and 4th Degree Knights of Columbus, Fostoria, St. Vincent DePaul Society, 65-year member of the Catholic Order of Foresters, Fostoria Sharing Kitchen, National Geographic Society and the Fostoria Arts League. He had been a former member of Fostoria Exchange Club and Scout Master for Troop #450. Leo and Cathy were foster parents for 29 babies.
Visitation was held Aug. 25 at Hoening and Son Funeral Home, Fostoria, where the 4th Degree Knights of Columbus stood honor guard with a chalice presentation. Mass of Christian burial was held Aug. 26 at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, with the Rev. Todd Dominique presiding. A rosary was prayed at the church. Burial followed at St. Wendelin Cemetery, Fostoria, with a luncheon then served at St. Wendelin Parish Hall, Fostoria.
Memorials are suggested to the St. Vincent DePaul Society or Fostoria Sharing Kitchen.
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