Helen Katherine Reinhart, 80, of Odessa, Texas, formerly of Quincy, died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, in Regency Medical Center in Odessa. Helen was born Feb. 28, 1929, in Quincy, a daughter of Albert and Cecelia Anderson Reinhart. Helen graduated from Quincy College and received a master's degree and Ph.D in history from the University of Illinois. She was a history instructor at Odessa College for 45 years, retiring in 1992. Surviving are her sister, Frances Jasper of Rock Island; nieces, Kathy Jasper of Rock Island and Beth Ater of Rock Island; and nephews, Mark Jasper of Davenport, Iowa, and Brian Jasper of Milan. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother-in-law, Malvern Jasper; and a nephew, Greg Jasper. SERVICES: A memorial service and burial will take place at a later date. ARRANGEMENTS: Rafferty Funeral Home, Moline. WEB SITE: www.RaffertyFunerals.com. Condolences may be expressed online at www.whig.com.
Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from September 2 to September 4, 2009