November 3, 2018

Start Time:

11:00 am


Merle Hay Funeral Home Chapel


4400 Merle Hay Rd

Des Moines IA 50310

Arrangements By:

Merle Hay Funeral Home



November 3, 2018

Start Time:

10 am until service time.

Dora Reinhard

Dora K. Reinhard, 95, passed away on Friday, October 19, 2018 at Calvin Community in Des Moines.  Dora was born in London, England and it was there she met the love of her life, William Reinhard, during WW II.  They were married in London and Dora came to America on one of the war bride ships after the war.  William and Dora made Windsor Heights their home for most of their married life.  Dora retired from Preferred Risk Insurance company in 1983.  In retirement William and Dora enjoyed wintering in Florida.  Dora always loved being “Grams” and spending time with her family.

Dora was an amazing story teller and loved chatting with friends and family over a cup of tea. She was a bright, determined woman who was full of life and held her own in her adventures through life.

Dora is survived by a son, William Reinhard of San Diego, her daughter, Deirdre, known as Dee Dee, (Jeff) Johnston of Urbandale, four grandchildren:  Megan (Brian) Rotter, Jessica Reinhard, Jared (Emily) Johnston, Jadie (Hans Habeger) Johnston Habeger and six great grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Merle Hay Funeral Home Chapel, 4400 Merle Hay Rd in Des Moines, on Sat. Nov. 3rd at 11 am.  The family will greet friends from 10 am until service time.  Memorials may be directed to the family.




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