St. Marys—Loran D. Reiners, 86, passed away Thursday, November 21, 2019, at the St. Marys
He was born June 13, 1933, in Kaw Township near Belvue the son of Seibelt “Zeke” and Rosa
“Rosie” Beasterfeld Reiners.
In Loran’s early years he worked for Hafenstein Construction, Woody’s Meat Packing Plant and
the City of St. Marys. He moved to Tucson, AZ. where he worked for Anamax Mining Company.
After retirement, he moved to Indianapolis, IN. until moving back to St. Marys. He and his wife
Virginia both were avid fishermen and in their younger days enjoyed hunting.
Loran was united in marriage to Virginia R. Hladky on September 22, 1962. She preceded him in
death on December 20, 2016. He was also preceded in death by his parents and a brother,
Wayne L. Reiners.
He is survived by his children, Terry (Suzanne) Reiners, Lavon, TX, Nancy (Jack) Carpenter,
Spokane, WA, and Russell (Cynthia) Houston, Leavenworth; sister, LeAnn (Bill) Brown, St. Marys;
three grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
Memorial services for Loran will be at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, December 7, 2019, at the St. Marys
United Methodist Church. Inurnment for both Loran and Virginia will be in the Greenwood Cemetery,
Belvue. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Marys Manor Bus Fund and sent in care
of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple Street, St, Marys, Kansas 66536.
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