Date of death: 5/10/2012

Saint Meinrad Class: O 1971

Paul owned and operated his accounting and tax practice for most of the past 40 years and was a veteran of the U.S. Army Airborne.Paul is survived by his daughter, Elizabeth Reinitz; brother, John Reinitz, of Oldsmar, Fla.; sister, Jane Ann Reinitz; and uncle, Reverend Harold Hammerstein OSB, both of Evansville.Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 14, 2012, at Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel, 800 S. Hebron Ave., with a memorial service at 7 p.m.Funeral will begin Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at 8:30 a.m. at the funeral home and continue with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 a.m. at St. Benedict Cathedral, with his uncle, Father Harold Hammerstein, OSB officiating.The family would like to give special thanks to Sonja Williams and Heritage Hospice. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.Memorial contributions may be made to St. Meinrad Archabbey, Development Office, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad, IN 47577; or St. Benedict Cathedral, 1328 Lincoln Ave., Evansville, IN 47714, in the name of Father Harold Hammerstein’s endowment.Condolences may be made to the family online at in Courier Press on May 13, 2012