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Alice Reiter
November 12, 1926 - Nevember 2, 2011


Alice Annette Reiter (Fox) was born on November 12, 1926 on the family farm near Fairbank, Iowa, the daughter of Ora and Ruth (Fink) Fox. She grew up in the Fairbank area and attended the country school near her home. On January 18, 1953 she was united in marriage to Edward W. Reiter in Fairbank, Iowa. Alice worked for the Oelwein Creamery for many years and later helped Ed with the farming near Westgate, Iowa. After Ed’s retirement they moved to Oelwein. Alice and Ed always did everything together, you never seen one with out the other close by. They seemed to know everybody and always had a smile and a kind word for everyone they met. Alice will be dearly missed by all her family and friends.

        Alice is survived by her children, Harold (Joan) Reiter of Waterman, Illinois, John (Sharlyn) Reiter of Ocala, Florida and Joyce (Brad) Larkin of Lansing, Iowa; eight grandchildren; nine great grandchildren and two sisters, Helen Warnke of Oelwein and Levera Owen of Randalia, Iowa. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward (3/13/2006), a son Wayne Reiter, a grandson, Jasson, four brothers, Gerald Fox, Melvin Fox, Clifford Fox and Marvin Fox, two sisters, Dorothy Bauer and Elverna Hilsenbeck and her parents, Ora and Ruth. 

VISITATION: 3-7 PM on Friday, November 4th at the Geilenfeld Funeral Home in Oelwein.

FUNERAL SERVICE: 1 PM on Saturday, November 5th at Zion Lutheran Church in Oelwein.

MEMORIALS: May be made to the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation.



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Bob and Virginia Ruark on November 5, 2011 at 2:01 AM said:

A most wonderful next door neighbor and we will miss her. GOD Bless Her and her family at this time. Alice has gone home now!
Bob & Betty Skalberg on November 4, 2011 at 12:01 PM said:

We will miss the telephone calls and cards from Alice. Ed
and Alice were great friends and they will be missed.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Sheryl Gosse & family (Adele & Clarence) on November 3, 2011 at 9:19 PM said:

To Alice's family: Been a long time since we've seen you kids. Your mom is at peace and home w/cousin ED watching over u all daily. Treasure the memories & always be close. They are forever in your/our hearts.
Richad & Debbie Anstey on November 3, 2011 at 12:41 PM said:

Very sorry for your loss. She was a great lady who was always read to help. I have fond memerys of days spent at their farm when i was young.
Skip & Mary on November 3, 2011 at 4:21 AM said:

Very sorry for your loss. Alice was a great lady. She'll be missed.

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