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In memoriam: Donald “Don” Michael Reinbolt

ATA News, Industry News, News, People | January 22, 2024 | By:


Former IFAI (now ATA) chairman Donald “Don” Michael Reinbolt of Temperance, MI, died at age 77 on Saturday, January 13, 2024. He was born on June 11, 1946, in Toledo, Ohio, and was the son of Charles M. and Mary Katherine (Hartley) Reinbolt.  He married his high school sweetheart from Woodward High School, Suzanne Loemker, on August 6, 1966.

Reinbolt went on to Bowling Green State University and graduated from the University of Toledo with a Bachelor of Business degree.

He owned and operated Toledo Tarp Service, Wilcox Awning and Sign, and IFS Innovative Fabric Solutions LLC, continuing the family business that started 1948.

Reinbolt was certified as an IFAI Master Fabric Craftsman. He served on the IFAI board of directors from 1992 to 2005 and was chairman from 2002 to 2005. He was also named an Honored Life Member of IFAI in 2006.

A Farewell Party and Celebration of Life gathering will be held at Forest View Lanes Bar and Grill at 2345 W. Dean Rd. in Temperance, MI on Saturday, January 27 from 4 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Paul’s Community Center, Toledo, OH.

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