Julia “Julie” N. Reinert, age 77, of the Town of Poygan, died peacefully Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at home. She was born on January 26, 1945, to the late Ben and Eleanor Mueller. On July 16, 1966, Julie married Jim Reinert. In 1969 Jim and Julie bought the Reinert farm, dairy farming until 2008 and cash cropping since then. In 2011 the Reinert Farm was named a Century Farm.
In 1993 Julie was elected the Town of Poygan Clerk, serving in that office for 30 dedicated years. Julie enjoyed traveling the state, along with friends Marianne Zarling and Marge Longworth, watching and dancing to The Del Rays and Remington’s Ride.
Julie is survived by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Charles and Louise Reinert, William and Arlene Reinert, Robert and Cec Reinert, Elaine Reinert, and Nell Reinert; many nieces and nephews; and fur friends, Harley, Lucy, Jo, and Gidget.
Along with her parents, Julie was also preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Jim Reinert; a brother, Robert Mueller; sisters-in-law, Ruth, Judy, Beverly, and Marion; brothers-in-law, Fritz, Rex, Kenneth, John, and Harold; a niece, Holly Reinert; and nephews, Larry “Skeeter” Degner, Steve Hare.
A visitation for family and friends will be on Saturday, January 28, 2023, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Mueller Funeral Home 904 E. Main St. Winneconne. A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home. A luncheon will follow. Julie loved wearing “bling” clothing, so you are encouraged to wear the same in her honor. Interment will be at a later date in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Poygan.
Jeff Mueller would like to thank the caregivers that helped with Julie: Marianne Zarling, Maleaha Buhrow, the Cornerstone Caregiving staff, and the ThedaCare at Home Hospice staff, for the care and concern given to her.
A memorial in Julie’s name will be established for the OccuPaws Guide Dog Association.