Obituaries

Irene Trenerry
B: 1938-03-08
D: 2019-06-11
View Details
Trenerry, Irene
William Grier
B: 1925-08-21
D: 2019-06-03
View Details
Grier, William
James Reinbold
B: 1940-06-23
D: 2019-06-03
View Details
Reinbold, James
Gaylia Scammell
B: 1935-04-29
D: 2019-06-03
View Details
Scammell, Gaylia
Douglas Edey
B: 1939-02-26
D: 2019-05-26
View Details
Edey, Douglas
Robert Murphy
B: 1947-12-10
D: 2019-05-16
View Details
Murphy, Robert
Shirley Beckstead
B: 1945-03-19
D: 2019-04-27
View Details
Beckstead, Shirley
Mary Borgstrom
B: 1916-05-18
D: 2019-04-03
View Details
Borgstrom, Mary
Michelle Slobodian
B: 1972-02-25
D: 2019-03-31
View Details
Slobodian, Michelle
Christine Fruson
B: 1936-05-26
D: 2019-03-14
View Details
Fruson, Christine
Holly Kelsch
D: 2019-03-12
View Details
Kelsch, Holly
Kathleen Berger
B: 1923-08-11
D: 2019-03-05
View Details
Berger, Kathleen
Emelia Murphy
B: 1922-12-31
D: 2019-03-04
View Details
Murphy, Emelia
Craig Hager
B: 1956-02-19
D: 2019-03-04
View Details
Hager, Craig
William Bichel
B: 1927-11-06
D: 2019-03-02
View Details
Bichel, William
Victor "Cameron" Dallyn
B: 1928-02-27
D: 2019-02-25
View Details
Dallyn, Victor "Cameron"
Margaret “Frances” Rampling
B: 1927-11-07
D: 2019-02-22
View Details
Rampling, Margaret “Frances”
Hilda Heck
B: 1927-08-13
D: 2019-02-21
View Details
Heck, Hilda
Norman Levitt
B: 1923-04-29
D: 2019-02-15
View Details
Levitt, Norman
Betty Lou Froland
B: 1951-07-21
D: 2019-02-13
View Details
Froland, Betty Lou
Reinhold "Ron" Weinkauf
B: 1950-08-15
D: 2019-02-09
View Details
Weinkauf, Reinhold "Ron"

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
P.O. Box 1079 5135 52nd Street
P.O. Box 1079
Provost, AB T0B 3S0
Phone: 780-753-2332 or toll free 1-888-753-2339
Fax: 780-753-3512
James Reinbold

James Edward "Jim" Reinbold

Sunday, June 23rd, 1940 - Monday, June 3rd, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of James Reinbold, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of James Reinbold with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Obituary

Jim Reinbold was born in Provost, Alberta on June 23, 1940, the third child born to John and Caroline Reinbold. On July 18, 1964 he married his high school sweetheart, Fontella Schlosser and together they continued ranching on the original Reinbold homestead.

Inspired by his father Jim had a love for horses and for ranching which lead him to a passion for “all things rodeo”. Jim began in the rodeo circuit in 1959 and tackled with enthusiasm, Saddle Bronc riding, bull riding and tie down roping. His achievements were many and the wall of trophies in his home speaks loudly as to how accomplished he was. In 1966 Jim won the S.A.R.C.A Saddle Bronc Riding Championship and runner up in the high point for the year. In 1967 he was again declared the Saddle Bronc Riding Champion and runner up in the Bull Riding.

Jim became a full-time rancher when his father passed in 1971. He also took a significant interest in Percheron horses acquiring a team of heavy horses, entering in heavy horse pulls and he and Fontella drove in many parades together. He willingly took on the challenge of mentoring several young people in the rodeo circuit taking a genuine interest in their lives and accomplishments. He invested many hours giving unselfishly of his time as he travelled to take in as many of their events as he could and in many instances paying for their entry fees. Jim was very proud of the Black Angus herd that he and Fontella raised over their ranching years.

There were very few places Jim didn’t travel to in Alberta and Fontella also enticed him to travel to Hawaii (where they toured the Parker Ranch - Jim impressed them with his ranching expertise). They enjoyed a cruise to Alaska and, for their 50th Wedding Anniversary they cruised through the Panama Canal sailing through Aruba, Columbia, Costa Rica and Mexico. For 41 years they travelled to the National Finals Rodeo in Oklahoma and Las Vegas and every year since its inception in 1974 they went to the Canadian Finals Rodeo in Edmonton and Red Deer.

Jim’s last day was spent doing what he loved to do, working with cattle and helping family. A very unfortunate accident took his life on June 3, 2019.

He is survived by his loving wife, Fontella sisters, Blond (Willy) Walz and Sophie Heck; brother, Hank (Joanne) Reinbold and brother-in-law Del (Bonnie) Schlosser; many nieces and nephews; and long-time special friend Betty Couch who has become family.

He was predeceased by his parents, John and Caroline Reinbold; parents-in-law, Matt and Ceil Schlosser and brother-in-law Albert Heck.

His was a life well lived and he was loved and respected by so many. He will always live on in our communities and the lives of those he touched.















If family and friends so desire memorial donations are gratefully accepted to:

Charity Of Your Choice

Masses

Diabetes Canada
1300 – 522 University Avenue, Toronto, On M5G 2R5

Edmonton Rodeo Cowboys Benevolent foundation
P.O. Box 1480, Edmonton, AB, T5J 2N5
Read Less

To plant a memorial tree in honor of James Edward "Jim" Reinbold, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Service

    Thursday, June 13th, 2019 | 10:30am
    When
    Thursday, June 13th, 2019 10:30am
    Location
    St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church - Provost
    Address
    5119-45 Street
    PROVOST, AB T0B3S0
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    A Vigil Service will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. at the St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Provost, Alberta.
    Officiant
    Father Jean-Claude Ndanga CFIC
  • Interment

    Location
    Provost Cemetery
    Address
    PROVOST, AB
  • Reception

    Location
    Provost Recreation and Cultural Centre
    Address
    PROVOST, AB T0B3S0

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of James here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Plant a Tree in Memory of James
A proud partner of Honoring a Life
2 trees have been planted in memory of James Edward "Jim" Reinbold
AB

Alwin Myra Clara Cole Bouchard

Posted at 05:29pm
In honour of a great Cowboy.
Tree Image
A memorial tree was planted in the memory of James Reinbold — Plant a Tree Now
GM

Gary and Rita Myrup

Posted at 11:46am
We are so sorry to hear about Jim passing away. We appreciate your call letting us know about Jim. Fontella know that your friendship is valued and treasured by us. We will miss seeing Jim at the NFR and Hope that you can make it there. We plan to go to Calgary for the Stampede and will make every effort to get to meet with you during our trip. We are sure Jim is visiting with Joe and Judy Chappell and looking down on all of us. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Our deepest condolences and sympathy are sent your way at this most difficult time. Love, Gary and Rita Myrup
JF

Johnny and Maxine Gratton and family

Posted at 09:58pm
A tree planting in fondest memory of our special friend Jim Reinbold from Johnny, Maxine, Shelly, Chris, Matt, Candice and Kaitlyn.
Tree Image
A memorial tree was planted in the memory of James Reinbold — Plant a Tree Now
 

Maxine Gratton Posted at 10:33pm

There are no words....to express our great sadness at this time. Just know we are thinking of you and sending our heartfelt condolences. We will miss our special friend. Maxine , Johnny and family
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album