Rhiner, Alfred Henry
Date: Saturday, November 21, 2009
Time: 4:00 pm to 8:00pm
Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel
Date: Sunday, November 22, 2009
Emmanuel Baptist Church, DeSoto, MO
Sharp Cemetery, Evening Shade, Arkansas, Burial 1PM Monday, NOV 23, 2009
Alfred Henry Rhiner, 86, of Olympia Village, born on June 12, 1923 in Eagle Grove, Iowa, passed away on November 19, 2009 at home. Mr. Rhiner was a veteran of World War II, having served in the US Army. He was a 58 year member of Boilermakers Local #27, a past Master of Masonic Lodge #338 and past Worthy Patron of the Eastern Star #325, both of Herculaneum. He was a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church of DeSoto, belonged to the VFW Post #8042 at Evening Shade, Arkansas. Alfred was a lifetime member of the Scottish Rite of St. Louis and very proud of being a 32nd degree Mason. He was a past member of the Shriners and the York Rite.
Mr. Rhiner is survived by Bessie Goodman Rhiner, his wife of 20 years; a daughter, Mary Rhiner of Boss, Missouri; a son, James (Tammy) Rhiner of Arnold, three step-sons: Joseph (Anna) Goodman of Pevely, Missouri, John Goodman of Wisconsin, Tim (Kathy) Goodman of Festus, Missouri; one step-daughter, Karen Mills of Festus; one granddaughter, Melissa (Christopher) Brown of Crystal City; two great-grandchildren; ten step-grandchildren and thirteen step-great-grandchildren; one brother Billy Eugene Rhiner of Commerce City, Colorado and one niece, Doris (Louis) Judice of Louisiana.
He was preceded in death by his first wife of 44 years, Edna Faye Rhiner (nee Fletcher),his parents: William F. and Lillian (Watkinson) Rhiner and four sisters: Wilma, Arba, Isabell and Dorothy.
Visitation will be at Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel on Saturday, November 21, 2009 from 4:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. Funeral ceremony will be conducted by Brother Rich Grayson at Emmanuel Baptist Church on Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 2:00p.m. Internment will be at the Sharp County Cemetery in Evening Shade, Arkansas at 1:00p.m. on Monday, November 23, 2009.