May 17, 1958 – July 19, 2014
Laurie Ann Reinacher, age 56 of Howell, passed away peacefully at home while surrounded by her loving family early Saturday morning, July 19, 2014. Born in Paris, France on May 17, 1958, she was the daughter of Earl and Nada (Biles) Durham. A Howell area resident for the past nine years, Laurie formerly resided in Brighton and Adrian. She earned a Master’s degree from Central Michigan University and was the Founder/Executive Director of Thin Blue Line of Michigan. Laurie enjoyed travel and was also an avid gardener but her Christian faith and family were the most central and important part of her life. Beloved wife of Scott Reinacher whom she married in Brighton on April 27, 2002. Loving mother of Severin Erickson of Howell, Sergei Reinacher of Howell, Meghan (Jeff) Rogers of Grand Rapids and Bethany (Darin) Mock of Lindenhurst, Illinois. Also survived by three grandchildren; her mother, Nada (Bill) Canty of Pennsylvania; siblings, Dan (Sue) Cyr of Wisconsin, Bruce Durham of Minnesota, John (Becky) Durham of Minnesota, Gary Durham of Wisconsin and Jeff (Kari) Durham of Minnesota. Laurie was preceded in death by her first husband, Byron Erickson and her father, Earl Durham.
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