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“I echo the sentiment of my brother Tom, lot of good memories of Mrs. Reiner and how she dealt with a couple housefuls of kids running around at their...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Steve Backs - Bedford, IN

“My condolences to the Reiner family. I will always have fond memories of the good times spent at the Reiner household and with all of you. May Louise...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Tom Backs - Westminster, CO

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you Dave , and your family. So sorry for your loss. ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Craig and Lori Lechlitner

“RichardSorry that I cannot be with all of you, but my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.God bless.Dottie VanParis ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Dottie VanParis - south bend, IN

“RichardSorry I could not be with you at this time, but want you to know that I am with you in thought and prayers.Love,Dottie VanParis ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Dottie VanParis - South Bend, IN

“What a wonderful aunt she was... spent many days in high school overnight... a second mother...uncle Rich... my godfather, a Yankees fan... we all...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Alan Kowalewski - Miramar beach, FL

“Warm greetings to the Reiner family. I have many memories of Louise and the entire family when I was at Holy Cross parish in the 70's. Louise brought...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Dr. Barb Minczewski - Satginaw, MI

“To the Entire Reiner Family and Loved Ones-Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of Louise. She was a kind and gentle lady and we...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Edward and Esther Kukla - IN

“To the entire Reiner Family and Loved Ones- Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of Louise. She was a kind and gentle person and...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Richard and family, My sincere sympathy to you all for your great loss.Paul was always impressed when she remembered him. She is in Heaven and...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Margaret Kozak - south bend, IN

“Dearest Uncle Rich and the entire family, Philippe and I wish to express our most sincere condolences on the passing of Aunt Louise. What a...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Cyndy Rozewicz - Family

“Dear Reiner family, Your Mom was such a welcoming and kind lady. Growing up across the street from your house as a kid, I always felt at home when...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Ron Campbell - South Bend, IN

“Another Angel got her wings. ♡♡ ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Jeny Flowers - Lippert


Louise J. Reiner, 85, of South Bend, Indiana passed away in the loving presence of her family at 3:20 a.m. Saturday, January 7, 2017 in Sprenger Health Care of Mishawaka. Louise was born on August 31, 1931 in South Bend to Peter and Stella (Schulz) Cudowski, and was a lifelong resident. Louise was a member of Holy Cross Parish and she exemplified a faith filled life through acts of service by volunteering in numerous community, church and school organizations. Louise especially loved to devote her time and talents of sewing and fund raising for Holy Cross Parish and St Joseph High School where her children attended. Although Louise's outward acts were minimized by her illness too early in her life, she maintained an undeniable Christian spirit throughout her entire life that spread positivity and hope to all she encountered. It is this great strength of character and love that will live on in her family.
She is survived by her three daughters, Karen (Daniel) Louderback of Mishawaka, Indiana, Leslie (Douglas) Mann of Evans, Georgia and Amy (Peter) Lefton of Wilmington, Delaware; four sons, David (Margaret) Reiner of Buchanan, Michigan, Dennis (Judy) Reiner of South Bend, Indiana, Douglas (Dina) Reiner of Holland, Michigan, and James (Michele) Reiner of Atlanta, Georgia; nineteen grandchildren, Kristen Louderback, Patrick Louderback, Nicholas Louderback, Andrew (Emily) Louderback, Sarah Louderback, Michael Louderback, Amy Louderback, Mark Mann, Alex Mann, Aidan Mann, Michael Mann, Joshua Lefton, Samuel Lefton, Madison (Eddie) Blazek, Olivia Reiner, Lillian Reiner, Austin Reiner, Cassandra Reiner, and Francesca Reiner; three great-grandchildren, Henry Louderback, Joseph Louderback, and Eloise Blazek; her former husband and his wife, Richard and Dawn Reiner and their children, Heather (Geoff) Saturley and Daniel Reiner; her sister, Helene (Bob) Wilcox; many nieces and nephews; and by her special niece, Barb Cudowski. Louise was preceded in death by her son, Marky Reiner who died at 19 months; five sisters, Regina Kubiak, Florence Kowalewski, Lorraine Rozewicz, Mary Lou Chrobot, and Stella Sniadecki; and by her two brothers, Ervin and Gene Cudowski. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 11, 2017 in Holy Cross Catholic Church. A visitation will take place from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday in the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Drive, where a rosary will be prayed at 4:30 p.m. For online condolences, please visit kaniewski.com. Memorial Contributions may be directed to Holy Cross Parish in lieu of flowers.

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