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Carol Merry Rinehart, 73

Carol Merry Rinehart, 73 of River Falls, died on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at United Hospital, St. Paul, Minn.

She was born on Dec. 25, 1940, to Edward and Evelyn (Spartz) Rady. Carol's second father was Orvey Anderson. She married Richard "Dick" Rinehart on Jan. 30, 1960, in Mequon, Wis. They celebrated 54 years of marriage this year. Together they owned and operated Dick's Fresh Market for 33 years.

Carol enjoyed her family, going to the cabin, and vacationing in Ft. Myers Beach, Fla.

She is survived by her husband, Richard "Dick"; four children, Michelle Rinehart (Kurt Lake), Rick (Kimberly) Rinehart, Doug (Katie) Rinehart, and Lisa (Brian) Weiss; 11 grandchildren, Angela, Jon, Annie, Heather, Nikole, Lucas, Ryan, Chris, MaKaela, Breanna, and Abby; 10 great-grandchildren, Tyler, Devin, Jameson, Miley, Leo, Reese, Brantley, Garrett, Nellie, and Lydia; sister, Ginger (Whitey) Guenther; two sisters-in-law, Arlene Anderson, and Judith (Gene) Pierre; a brother-in-law, Bob (Darlene) Rinehart; nieces; nephews; and other relatives.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 1, at St. Bridget Catholic Church, with Father Gerald Harris officiating. Visitation and lunch to follow Mass. Burial will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family, to be donated to the Tri-Angels playground project.

Cashman-Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the family.