Carol J. Reinholt

Carol J. Reinholt, 78, of Winamac, IN passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, IN.  She was born on December 25, 1943 in Winamac to the late James and Virginia [Guild] Christensen.  Carol graduated from Elston High School in Michigan City.  She married James R. Reinholt on August 11, 1962 in Monterey, IN.  He passed away on October 21, 2010.  Carol retired from Gutwein Seeds in Francesville, IN.

Carol was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pulaski, IN.  She raised and showed Quarter horses for many years.  Carol also served as Secretary of the Indiana Quarter Horse Association and was a longtime leader for Pulaski County 4-H Horse and Pony.  She was the backbone of Reinholt Firearms and Jefferson Township Rifle and Pistol Club. 

Carol enjoyed traveling, especially to visit family and often found herself at a nearby winery.  When she wasn’t on the go, she could be found on her back patio reading a good book with her dog by her side.  Carol will be deeply missed by her family and friends.


She is survived by:

Shelley Werner, Winamac, IN Daughter

Kim Forhart, Keizer, OR Daughter

Rankin (LeAnn) Reinholt, McCormick, SC Son

Lauren (Nicholas) Hagen, Cutler, IN Granddaughter

Abby Reinholt, Augusta, GA Granddaughter

Conner Reinholt, West Lafayette, IN Grandson

Ron (Connie) Christensen, Medaryville, IN Brother

Jack (Sylvia) Reinholt, Bristol RI Brother-in-law

Jerry (Mary) Reinholt, Plattsmouth, NE Brother-in-law

Many Nieces and Nephews


Preceded in death by:

James and Virginia [Guild] Christensen, Parents

James R. Reinholt, Husband

Casey J. Reinholt, Son

Robert (Wilma) Reinholt, Brother-in-law


A Scriptural Wake Service will be held at 2:30 PM EDT Monday, June 13, 2022 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN and will be followed by a Rosary Service.

Visitation will be from 3-7 PM EDT Monday, June 13, 2022 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN. 

A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 AM EDT Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Pulaski, IN with Rev. Leroy Kinnaman officiating.

Burial will take place at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Winamac, IN.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Pulaski County 4-H or Pulaski County Public Library. 

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.