Richard N. Reinhardt

Richard “Rick” Neil Reinhardt, 66, of Dubuque, died Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center.

A Celebration of Life for Rick will be held from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm Saturday, June 5, 2021 at Denny’s Lux Club, 3050 Asbury Rd, Dubuque, IA 52001.

Richard was born June 19, 1954, in Fond du Lac, WI, the son of Neil and Emma (Berghandler) Reinhardt. On May 11, 1974, he married Threse Burg in St. Joe, WI.  They later divorced, but remained great friends.

He graduated from Goodrich High School in Fond du Lac, WI in 1972.

He worked his entire career as a proud pipeline welder over 40 years.  He retired from Intercon Construction in 2019.

Rick enjoyed racing, golfing, bird watching, gambling, fishing and cooking.  He was an avid watcher of Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune and Law & Order just to name a few.  He was a foodie, enjoyed classic rock music, and anything Irish.

Survivors include four daughters, Roberta Reinhardt of Asbury, IA, Lindsey (Owen) Wharton of Cedar Rapids, IA, Victoria (Dave) Friel of Lakeland, FL, and Laura (Michael) Reilly of Buffalo, NY; nine grandchildren, Gordon, Amari, Matthew, Olivia, Jack, Lilah, Madeline, Annabelle, and Jocelyn; his ex-wife, Threse Reinhardt; five sisters, Barbara (Thomas) Glassel of Madison, WI, Diane (Donald) Dubay of Outing, MN, Peggy Reinhardt of Minneapolis, MN, Tracy Reinhardt of Fond du Lac, WI, and Sarah Reinhardt of Albuquerque, NM; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, John Reinhardt, and one niece, Leslie Dubay.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for The Summit Center School for Autism.

The family would like to thank Dr. Engelman, his nurse Sarah and the entire staff at the MercyOne Cancer Center.

Hoffmann Schneider & Kitchen Funeral Home and Cremation Service is in care of the arrangements.

A photo tribute can be viewed and condolences sent to the family by visiting Rick’s obituary at

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