Mary Ann Reinecke of Lake Havasu City, Arizona passed away Saturday, September 25, 2021. Mary Ann was born November 22, 1950 in Silverton Oregon to Doris and Louie Hanel. She was raised in Woodburn, Oregon with her 4 siblings; attended St. Luke School and graduated from Woodburn High school in 1969. On December 6, 1969 she married her husband Mike Reinecke also of Woodburn.
Mary Ann and Mike's first home was in Roseburg, they later moved to Hermiston and then to Florence. After Mike's retirement from the Oregon State Police they traveled the country in a motor home looking for the perfect spot to settle. They chose a lot in Lake Havasu City, AZ where she worked with the builder and personally designed their dream home.
Through her life she worked as a full service bookkeeper and as a paralegal. She loved to fish and often brought home the largest catch of the day. Mary Ann was well known as a gracious hostess, a talented cook and for her exquisite handmade jewelry, if you were gifted a necklace or bracelet it was a piece to treasure.
She was preceded in death by her parents Doris and Louie Hanel and her brother David Hanel.
She leaves behind her husband Mike, whom she was married to for 51 years; sister Teresa Timmons (John) and brothers Mike Hanel and Dennis Hanel (Patty) and beloved nieces Jennifer Timmons (Jake) and Katie Such (Doug).
At her request no services will be held.