A funeral mass for Reinhard D. Lampat, 68 of Rochester, MN will be at 11:00am, Thursday, April 1, 2010 at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes. Visitation will be from 5-8pm on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at the funeral home.Reinhard Dieter Lampat was born on November 13, 1941 in Konigsberg, Germany to Ernst and Gertrude (Ludigkeit) Lampat. Reinhard died on March 29, 2010 at his home.Reinhard attended German Schools and moved to New Jersey at the age of 15. He graduated from High School in New Jersey and completed 2 years of Technical School there. He married Lucille Kelly on July 27, 1968 and started working as a programmer for IBM in Kinston, NY and later moved to Rochester, MN in 1974.Reinhard enjoyed working with his hands, especially big projects like building or remodeling. He always thought, if you could dream it, he could build it.Survivors include his wife, Lucille of Rochester, MN; his sons, Reinhard W. (Martha) Lampat of Lakeville, MN, David J. (Kari) Lampat of Byron, MN, Mark C. (Gladys Negrete-Lampat) Lampat of Victoria, MN and his adopted son, Thomas (Ana Negrete-Raymond) Raymond of Roseville, MN and 10 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 brother and 1 sister.In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to Mayo Clinic for ALS research.
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Lucy, Words alone cannot express my sympathy on the untimely death of Ron. To say that his time with us was far too short is an understatement.
No doubt the outpouring of sympathy you have received since his parting has been of some consolation. Hopefully it will serve as a reminder to you of how well-loved and liked he was.
I hope that you and your family will find peace and comfort in knowing that his suffering is over and that his just rewards await him.