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Duane Reinecke, 82, Loganville

October 13, 2018

Duane A. Reinecke, 82, of Loganville, passed away Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, at Our House Senior Living in Reedsburg.

He was born Aug. 31, 1936, in the Town of Westfield, Sauk County, the son of Albert and Reka (Thieding) Reinecke. On June 22, 1957, he was married to the former Eleanor Harms. She preceded him in death on Oct. 31, 1963. He later married the former Lucille Tessmer Laukant on Sept. 23, 1979. Duane was a lifelong farmer in the Town of Westfield. He was also a lifelong member of Zion Lutheran Stone Church. Duane enjoyed restoring antique tractors and woodworking.

Survivors include his wife, Lucy; his daughter, Linda Hohl of Portage; three grandchildren, Michelle Hohl, Brittany (Iuri) Gianesini and Ben (Kirsten) Hohl; one great-granddaughter, Vanessa Gianesini; his stepdaughter, Kathy (Bill) Zietlow of La Valle; four step-grandchildren, Brian (Tracy) Zietlow, Matthew (Marijo) Zietlow, Jaron Laukant and Keiran Laukant; two step-great grandchildren, Vella and Marshall Zietlow; his brother-in-law, LaVerne (Darleen) Harms of Reedsburg; other relatives and friends.

In addition to his first wife, Eleanor, he was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Dennis Hohl; and his stepson, Ken Laukant.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at Zion Lutheran Church, rural Rock Springs, with Pastor Erich Hartenberger officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. There will be a visitation from 4-7 p.m. Monday at Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg, and after 10 a.m. on Tuesday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Zion Lutheran Church or Cemetery would be appreciated.

The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

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