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David Wayne Reinfeld

David Wayne Reinfeld

David Wayne Reinfeld, age 59, of Ethan, SD died Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD after a prolonged battle with lymphoma. Memorial services will be at 2:00 PM Saturday, March 29, 2014 at the Will Funeral Chapel with burial at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Armour, SD. Visitation will be from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM Saturday at the Will Funeral Chapel.

David Wayne Reinfeld, son of Willard and Margaret (Bell) Reinfeld, was born May 3, 1954 in Wagner, SD. He grew up and attended school in Delmont, SD. Dave was united in marriage with Diane Prickett on April 10, 1976 in Mitchell, SD and the couple made their home in nearby Ethan.

A career trucker, Dave spent his first decade in the business driving for Fran Feiner. Dave later went into business for himself, becoming the owner and operator of Reinfeld Trucking, and continued to drive truck for the next 26 years while leased to GTL/Nashfinch.

Dave was both adept at and enjoyed mechanical work; performing much of the maintenance his trucks required himself in his own shop. He was also known to spend time helping family and friends repair mechanical issues on most anything with a motor, including boats, snowmobiles, lawn mowers and cars. In his spare time, he enjoyed boating, traveling and fishing. Over the past 15 years, Dave and his wife traveled extensively both in and outside of the Country.

Grateful for having shared his life are his wife, Diane Reinfeld, Ethan, SD; three daughters, Tara (Randy) Filter, Ethan, SD, Amber (Scott) Muehl, Sioux Falls, SD, Falyn (Tim) Reinfeld-Pieschke, Sioux Falls, SD; six grandchildren; his mother, Margaret Reinfeld, Armour, SD; two brothers, John Reinfeld, Montgomery, IL, Marvin (Brenda) Reinfeld, Ethan, SD; and three sisters, Barbara (Ed) Tellier, Lincoln, NE, Marilyn (Gene) Bartunek, Armour, SD, Sherry (Glen) Wudel, Letcher, SD.

He was preceded in death by his father, Willard Reinfeld, and two nephews.