Msgr. Reinert served in a variety of pastoral roles, beginning as Parochial Vicar of Cathedral Parish and a religion teacher at Pius X High School. In the course of his priesthood, Msgr. Reinert served as pastor, teacher, a local and diocesan-level school administrator, director of the Good Council Retreat House, and in the Papal Delegation to the United Nations. He served the people of God in Lincoln, Falls City, McCook, Syracuse, Rulo, Hastings, McCool Junction, and York.
Msgr. Reinert is survived by his mother Lorene, brothers Nick (Rae), Joe (Glenda), George (Patty), John, and Gerard, brother-in-law Jon Fox, and by nine nieces and nephews. Passing before him was his father Vincent, brother Robert, and sister Jeanne Fox.
Msgr. Reinert was a faithful priest who loved Jesus, his family, and his parishioners. May he rest in peace.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:30 pm, Saturday, January 25, 2020 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, York. Main Celebrant, His Excellency, The Most Reverend Fabian W. Bruskewitz, Bishop Emeritus of Lincoln; Reverend Monsignor John Perkinton, homilist. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, York. Visitation will be held from 1-4pm on Friday at the mortuary and then a rosary will be prayed at 7:00pm, Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, York with Very Reverend James M. Divis officiating. Memorials may be directed to St. Joseph Catholic School in York.