Larry J. Rheinecker, 67, of Las Vegas, passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2013. He was born Dec. 21, 1945, in W. Frankfort, Ill. and was a 17-year resident of Nevada. Larry served in the U.S. National Guard and retired from General Motors in Wentzville, Mo. He was a member of the United Auto Workers Union and the Allied Auto Racing Association. He loved life and his goal was to never say, "I wish I had." Larry was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Paul Rheinecker; and mother, Irene Carson. Larry is survived by his wife, Katherine Petterson Rheinecker; daughters, Pamela (Anthony) Hildebrand and Brenda (Don) Moore; grandsons, Zachary and Eyan Moore; brother, Dennis (Dawn) Rheinecker; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; brother-in-law; and many friends. In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated to HUGSS, Catholic Social Service, 3710 E. 20th Ave., Anchorage, www.cssalaska.org, or to Changing Directions, 2540 E. Charleston Blvd. Las Vegas, NV, www.changingdirectionscdc.org. Visitation will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at Palm Mortuary, 7400 W. Cheyenne Ave. Burial will be at Valhalla Gardens of Memory and Mausoleums in Belleville, Ill.
Arrangements under the direction of Palm Downtown Mortuary, Las Vegas, NV.