January 17, 1936 -- October 6, 2020

Kathleen A. Rheinheimer, 84, of Elkhart, formerly of Bristol, passed away at
3:00 pm on Tuesday, October 6, at Elkhart General Hospital. She was born on
January 17, 1936 in Lewistown, PA, to Paul and Kathryn (Singer) Vanalman.
On May 6, 1978 she married Jacob C.  Rheinheimer, he died February 23,
2002. Surviving are daughter, Karen Nowlin of Goshen; three sons, Jeffery
Custer of Houston, TX, James Rheinheimer of LaGrange, David Rheinheimer
of Elkhart; nine grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; sister, Jean (Richard)
Lyter of New Cumberland, PA; step brother, Jack (Lois) Norris of
Mechanicsburg, PA. She was preceded in death by her father, Paul
Vanalman; mother, Kathryn Vanalman LeRoy; sister, Joan Costello; brother,
William Leonard. Kathleen had worked in the banking industry for 15 years
as a teller working at Farmers State Bank in Topeka and LaGrange, as well as
Lake City Bank in Elkhart. She was a member of Bonneyville Mennonite
Church and enjoyed sewing and reading. There will be one hour of visitation
prior to the 2:00 pm memorial service on Sunday, October 11, at
Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 S. Main St. Middlebury. Services will be
conducted by Pastor Mariah Martin. Burial will be at a later date in Shore
Cemetery, Shipshewana. Memorials may be given to Bonneyville Mennonite
Church or Cancer Resources for Elkhart County.

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From: Karen Perry
David, Karen and all of Kathy's family, Kathy was a one of a kind friend
we appreciate more than we can say how much we. Appreciate her help
when we need Ed it so much, her babysitting for Sarah, and bringing me
meals. I   will never forget, loved her so much

Kathleen A. Rheinheimer