Kim Reinhart Ward - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Kim Reinhart Ward

April 15, 1968 - November 23, 2023

Kim Reinhart Ward, age 55, of Bear, DE, passed away on Thursday, November 23, 2023.

Born in Chicago, IL, on April 15, 1968, she was the daughter of Diane Reinhart and the late Richard Reinhart. Kim graduated from the University of Delaware with a four-year Bachelor of Arts degree. She pursued a career with the DuPont Co. for 28 years.

In her spare time, Kim enjoyed crafting, especially pin art, and searching thrift stores for her newest treasure. She loved to travel and looked forward to her annual trip to Aruba. Most of all, Kim enjoyed going camping with her husband and friends.

Kim was preceded in death by her father, Richard Reinhart. She is survived by her loving husband of 26 years, Stephen L. Ward; children, Connor S. Ward and Paige Morgan Ward; mother, Diane Reinhart; brother, Keith Reinhart; nieces and nephews; and canine companions, Ripley and Bobby.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Saturday, December 16, 2023, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 11 am. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kim’s memory to Humane Animal Partners, 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 or online by clicking here.


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27 Condolences for Kim Reinhart Ward

  • We all love you Kim. You are one of the best and we will miss you always.

  • I’m so sorry to hear of your loss Diane. She has your beautiful smile
    May memories of your daughter be blessings!

  • Sending our love and prayers Diane, Kim was such a beautiful person, may your memories of times together bring you comfort and peace in some way. We love you, Carrie and Jim. 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

  • Our deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences to the family from Diane’s friends in Stuart and Aruba. Susan and Rich.

  • We am so sorry to hear about Kim’s passing. We’re friends of diane thru aruba. Our hearts are broken.

  • Kim, I felt like I knew you through your mom Diane and the wonderful, close relationship you shared. Your loving memory will live on forever.

  • So sorry to learn of the passing of Kim. She was a beautiful woman inside and out. We are longtime friends of Diane and Dick from Aruba for over 25 yrs. We spoke with Kim and Diane several times during her stay with Diane. They were just 3 doors down from us.

  • It’s so hard to believe Kim and I met a little over 10 years ago when our sons became best friends.
    The very first thing I remembered was that AMAZING AND INFECTIOUS SMILE!! Something she shared with both of her children – it was one of the first things I remembered about Connor when he came to my house.
    I got the pleasure of being included into a great group of friends and shared a lot of laughter with Kim, her family and ‘the girls’ – not near as much as I would have wished.
    Kim – you were loved by so many. You brought a warmth and light into any situation and I will truly miss you from the bottom of my heart. Rest easy my beautiful friend!

  • Diane and family! Our sincere condolences in the loss of your daughter. May God wrap you in his arms and give you peace and comfort.
    Valerie & Gale Measel.

  • Sorry to hear the passing of Kim. Call when U can. Uncle Donald

  • I am so sad to hear of Kim’s passing. I met Kim in Aruba through Dick and Diane. Kim was a wonderful loving daughter, wife and mother. I will always remember her contagious smile. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May you find comfort in your wonderful memories. Sending hugs to all.

  • Diane and family, it is with great sadness to hear of Kim’s death. Just wonderful memories of our girls playing together as little ones, and all the great times with your family in Lawrenceville, N. J. Love , thoughts and prayers to you all at this time . Kim’s beautiful smile will light up heaven.

  • Steve, Connor, Paige and family sending our most heart felt thoughts and prayers to you all.
    Wishing that remembering all the. Wonderful times with Kim will help you at this time. We know she will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

  • Steve and family,
    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  • With Our Deepest Sympathy, Prayers and Love to Diane and Kim’s Family!
    So Very Sorry to hear of Kim’s passing!

  • Heartfelt condolences to you Diane and your family for the loss of your daughter Kim. May good memories and the passage of time ease your grief and may Kim’s memory always be a blessing.
    Linda Rapaport

  • I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Even though I didn’t know, Kim well, the times we spent together were filled with joy and laughter. Camping a few months back was a terrific weekend. Prayers for the family

  • Kim was special. The size of her smile matched the size of her heart. Kevin and I loved hanging out with her and Steve during their camping trips to the beach, the golf tournaments, and Christmas parties. She will be missed. Sending love and hugs to all who mourn her loss.

  • Dear Diane, Neil and I are so very sorry to hear this sad news. We had the pleasure of meeting Kim at Costa Linda several times. A beautiful girl with a wonderful smile and personality to match. Our sincere condolences to you and your family at this very sad time.

  • Dear Diane and family, we are both so very sorry to hear of Kim’s passing. We had the pleasure of meeting Kim in Aruba at Costa Linda several times. Her big smile certainly matched her personality. Our sincere condolences as you deal with your grief and hope the wonderful memories help during this difficult time.

  • Steve and family
    So heartbreaking to hear this about Kim. We met her and you threw Marcy and Tim plus our camping trip. Kim was such an awesome person inside and out. Thinking of you all during this time of sorrow.
    Chris and Larry

  • My sincere condolences to Diane and her family. May the Lord give you strength and may she rest in peace.

  • You are surely missed! Our deepest condolences to you Steve and family. Kim was such a wonderful and inviting person, who will be missed by all. We are thankful for the opportunity to have spent time with her. Our thoughts and prayer are with you guys and if you ever need anything, please reach out. May God keep you and your family.

  • Diane, I am so sorry for your loss, and I want you to know that you are not alone. Your daughter’s memory will be cherished by all who knew them.

  • Steve: So sorry to hear of your wife’s unexpected passing. I wish you God’s comfort in this time of sudden loss.

  • It is with heartfelt sorrow that I write this message for Diane, Steve Paige and Connor. Kim was a wonderful person who was always smiling and so welcoming. I have spent many Christmas Eves at her home and she always made me feel like family. Her warmth and smile made everyone feel welcome. Cherish your special memories with Kim. Your family is in my heart and prayers.

  • Steve, my sincere sympathy to you and your son and daughter for the loss of your wife/mother.
    With love,