Emma Smith Reinhold
Wed, 09/02/2015 - 9:15am admin
Sept. 15, 1923 - August 9, 2015
Emma Catherine Smith Reinhold of Buhl, ID, 91, died August 9, 2015 at the Applegate Assisted Living Home where she had been living for the past two months.
Emma, was the second child of the Edward C. Smith and Jessie Cornelia Smith. She was born in Spearfish, SD on Sept. 15, 1923, where the family lived until 1933, moving at that time to the Bear Lodge at Sundance, WY. She attended school in the Bear Lodge and Sundance.
April 21, 1941 in Spearfish, SD she married William T. Reinhold. To this union six children were born: Eloise, Elvina, Eleanor, Ernest, Eldon, and Elizabeth.
The family spent summers on the Reinhold farm South of Beulah, WY and winters in Spearfish, SD until 1954, when they moved to Buhl, ID. There they operated a small farm and dairy. Emma loved being outdoors, working side by side as an equal partner with Bill in working the farm. When Bill died in 1969, she continued working the land by herself.
Emma is survived by her children Eloise Watson, Elvina Christopherson, Eleanor Johnson, Ernest, Eldon, and Elizabeth Reinhold 14 grandchildren including Fritz, Eric, Amy and Karen, 22 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren, along with many nephews and nieces and many friends.
Her body was donated to science. The memorial service was held in Clover, idaho.