Beaumont Orion Reinke, age 11, of De Pere, passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Children's Hospital, Milwaukee, surrounded by his loving parents. He was born January 17, 2006 to Beth (St. Louis) Cardona and Brian Reinke.
Beau was a special little boy that brought happiness into the lives of everyone he met. His amazing, big toothy grin and infectious laughter lit up the faces and warmed the hearts of all he encountered.
Beau was a passionate fan of music and he loved listening to his playlist on his iPod. One of his favorite songs was "The Chocolate Moose on the Loose." He enjoyed being outside and taking in all of the sounds of nature, especially chirping birds and frogs. Beau also loved listening to his Grandma sing polka songs and snuggling with his family and stuffed animals.
Beau will be dearly missed by his mom, Beth (Gustavo) Cardona; his dad Brian (Tina) Reinke; maternal grandparents Laurel and Bruce St. Louis; paternal grandparents Diane and David Reinke; great-grandmas, Genevieve Kozicki and Rosella St. Louis and step-grandparents: Sylvia and Jose Cardona-Moradel and Steven Gromoski. He is furthered survived by step-siblings, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Visitation will be held at Newcomer Funeral Home (340 S. Monroe Ave, Green Bay), Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 1 to 3 PM. A celebration of Beau's life will follow at 3 PM.
Beau's family would like to thank Children's Hospital, Milwaukee and their Special Needs Program for their care of Beau and support of his family. Thank you as well to the Children's Waiver Program and all in-home caregivers, especially Lori Hunte, Scott MacArthur and Angela Bebo for providing exceptional care and support.
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