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I would like to pass along my sincere condolences to both the Jurvich and the Rinke and the Reils families..... I have such fond memories of Aunt Bernie from being part of her family many years ago when I was married to Robert Reils, of New Lenox. We had three children, my daughter, Breanna Stewart age 29, and our two biological sons, Alex Reils age 20, and William Reils age 18..... I'll never forget the Reils-Rinke Family Reunion we had

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Posted by: Lisa Stewart-Hartsock (formerly Stewart-Reils) - Bourbonnais, IL   Jan 09, 2018

Bernie was a sweet soul, we were neighbors for years me my mom and my kids. I was deathly afraid of storms, all I had to do was call and ask Bernie if we could share their basement til weather passed. Of course she said come on over, so me and the babies ran over and we were greeted with a smile . And so we told stories and such until it was safe to go home. What a love

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Posted by: Sue Troutman - Moline, IL   Jan 08, 2018

Bern was a very nice lady. She treated me like a sister and she will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.


Posted by: Lois Pasley - Auxvasse, MO - Friend   Jan 08, 2018

Dear Joe and family,

I'm so sorry for the loss of your beautiful mother. I know that you loved her so very much and cared for her deeply. Such a beautiful lady. My mom said that your mom's nickname was "Bernie". I never knew that. She also reminded me that when your mom & dad were married in their early years, they lived in the apartment above the house next door to my Grandma & Grandpa Swanson's house on Mississippi Ave.

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Posted by: KAREN PRINCIPALI (Tomaska) - Joliet, IL   Jan 08, 2018

Jim and family.... may your mother Rest In Peace. Will pray for the repose of her soul


Posted by: Bill Phelan - Scottsdale, AZ   Jan 07, 2018