Albert Curry Reinert - RIP

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Albert Curry Reinert



January 5, 1916 - January 27, 2011

Albert Curry Reinert, 95, of Saginaw, Michigan passed away on January 27, 2011. He was born in Traverse City, Michigan on January 5, 1916, son of the late Walter and Mena (Curry) Reinert. Al Graduated from Saginaw High School in 1933, he later worked for several years at the Chevrolet Grey Iron Foundry. In 1937, he started his college studies at Bay City Junior College, where he met his future wife, Marilyn Charters. Al and Marilyn were married at St. James Catholic Church in Bay City on September 13, 1941. When Marilyn passed away on January 14, 2006, they had been married for 64 years.

His studies were interrupted with World War II when he joined the U.S. Army in 1943. Traveling overseas he served as a CID Agent (Criminal Investigation Division) with the 6709 CID Platoon in North Africa, Italy and Greece.

After returning home in 1946 He continued his studies at the University of Detroit Law School, graduating in 1948 with his Juris Doctorate. While in law school he worked as an insurance investigator and Marilyn worked as a private secretary. Albert practiced law in Saginaw for 58 years. In his early years of practice he was associated at various times with Irving M. Hart, W. Carl Bauer and Bruce Mellinger.

For the past many years, he and his son Michael Reinert and grandson Joshua Reinert practiced as a three generation law firm. He was a member of the Saginaw County Bar Association, State Bar of Michigan, and the American Bar Association. For many years he served on the board of Catholic Family Service. He was elected President of the Saginaw County Bar Association in 1971 and was a former President of the United Service Clubs.

Al and his family spent many years at their condominium on Higgins Lake. He loved to fly fish on the Au Sable River and other beautiful trout streams up north. A highlight in his fly fishing experience was a great fishing trip to Montana with his son Mike and grandson Josh.

Al is survived by his son, Michael C. (Barbara) Reinert, three daughters, Kathleen (Kelly) Wolgast, and Nancy (James) Silk, all of Saginaw and Christine (Hugh) Reed of Horse Shoe Bay, TX. Also surviving are six grandchildren, Hillary (Brett) Henderson of East Lansing, Joshua M. (Erin) Reinert of Saginaw, Eric Silk of Plantation, FL, Andrew Silk, Michael Wolgast both of Saginaw and Gretchen (Shane) Spradling of Washington D.C.; and four great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a much, loved grandson, Matthew J. Wolgast, and a very dear step mother Ann Reinert, and a brother Thomas M. Reinert.

Interment on January 29, 2011 was at St. Andrew Mausoleum with Military Honors conducted by American Legion Post 439.

Published by Saginaw News on MLive.com from Jan. 28 to Jan. 29, 2011.

The above information is from details which were online here at the time of posting.



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