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Melissa Lynn Reinbold, age 55, passed away Monday, January 27, 2014, at I.U. Methodist Hospital.
She was born November 2, 1958, in Seymour, IN. In her early years, Melissa attended St. Peter’s Lutheran School and Church. She spent most of her life in the Myrtle Beach, SC, area and in June of 2008 she relocated back to Columbus to raise her nephew, Ethan Reinbold.
Melissa was an LPN licensed in the states of Indiana, North Carolina and South Carolina.
She is survived by her mother and stepfather, Erma A. and Dr. Otto W. Wickstrom. Jr. Melissa has a blended family of Reinbold and Wickstrom which includes several brothers, sisters, aunts and uncles. She has many nieces and nephews and is survived by a very special friend, Jan Ford, and her husband.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 31, 2014, at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Patrick Galligar officiating. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Family and friends are all welcome to attend.
Melissa’s last wish was for her nephew Ethan to have the opportunity for a professional education. Therefore, the family requests that no flowers be sent and memorial contributions be made to the Ethan Reinbold Education Fund through Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home.
You are invited to light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the Internet.