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Information for Alexander Reizenstein

19 May 1911 - 25 November 1992

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

29 November 1992
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Alex Reizenstein

Alex Reizenstein, 81, of Melba, died on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1992 at a Nampa care center.  Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 A.M. Monday, Nov. 30, 1992 at the Alsip Funeral Chapel.  Pastor Russ Steiner of the Melba Community Baptist Church will officiate.  Burial will follow at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    Alex Reizenstein was born on May 19, 1911 at Sugar City, Colorado to Jacob and Molly Reizenstein.  He was reared in Scottsbluff, Nebraska.  He married Letha Ring in 1929 at Alliance, NE and they moved to Idaho in 1935 settling in the Caldwell and Nampa area.  He worked in farming and trucking and had Reizenstein Tree Service for several years until he retired and moved to Kuna.  In 1978 he married Rexine Dawson and they moved to Melba where he again worked on farms and trucked until ill health forced him to retire.  Alex enjoyed trips to Nebraska, fishing, dancing and family get togethers.
    Alex is survived by his wife, Rexine of Melba; 8 daughters and sons-in-law, Martha and Dean Oliver, Notus; Rosie and Ken Malson, Sun River, Montana; Marge and Dean King, Kuna; Joyce and Ray Nihart, Nampa; Donna and Shed Chapman, Meridian; Shirley and Loren Walz, Clarkston, WA; Jeannie and Bob Wilkerson, Nampa and Doris and Brent Jensen, Garden City; 1 son, Floyd Reizenstein, Caldwell; a sister, Pauline Greenwalt, Seattle, WA; 4 step children; 32 grandchildren, 6 step grandchildren and 56 great grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth, his parents, 4 brothers, 9 sisters and a grandson.
    The family suggests memorials to the Melba Valley Senior Citizen Center, P.O. Box 153, Melba 83641 or flowers may be sent.

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