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Alexander H Reisig
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Birth: May 17, 1890
Death: Aug. 14, 1981

Alexander H. Reisig was born 17 May 1890 in Gnadentau. Educated in Moscow and fluent in German and Russian. He was an apprentice in Moscow to a textile firm. He was the oldest of 13 children. He arrived in Galveston, TX on 22 Jun 1909, and came to America to be near his grandmother, who was this Marie Christine Pflaumer that married Henry Strecker Sr. of Milberger, KS. Alexander brought a brother, Henry to America and he settled in Coleman, South Dakota.
RUSSELL - A retired clothing merchant, Alexander (Alex) H. Reisig, 91, died Friday, Aug. 14, 1981 at the home of his daughter In Lakewood, Colo. He was born May 17, 1890, In Russia and came to the Milberger community south of Russell in 1909. Within a few days, he was employed by the L. Banker Mercantile Co. at Russell.

Reisig worked at Banker's until his retirement except for a few months while he operated a general store in Milberger. He was in charge of Banker's ladies ready-to-wear & piece goods department. He married Amalia Vogel on Sept. 22, 1912, in Milberger. She died Dec. 12, 1972. Reisig was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Russell.

Survivors Include two sons, Adolph, Hays, and Max, Boulder, Colo.; three daughters, Mrs. Ada Ryan, Lakewood, Colo. Mrs. Isabella Blaustein, West Palm Beach, Fla., and Mrs. Helen Pfeifer, Colorado Springs, Colo.; 10 Grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Cline's All-Faith Chapel with Pastor Herman Frerichs officiating. Burial will be In the Russell City Cemetery. Friends may call at Clime's until service time. A memorial has been established with the Russell City Hospital.
Newspaper Clipping: Jan 16, 1958 ................ALEX REISIG RETIRES AFTER SERVING LOCAL CLOTHING FIRM FOR MORE THAN 48 YEARS.............A friendly man who knows the clothing business, with a sense of humor and a reputation of selling by the Golden Rule, and never too busy to take the time for conversation with the young and old a brief story about Alex Reisig, a man of physical strenth for hard work, and who is retiring this month from the L.Banker Mercantile Co., after serving that organization and this community for over 48 years. A special sales event will be in his honor. 
Family links: 
  Amalia "Mollie" Vogel Reisig (1894 - 1972)
  Isabella Reisig Blaustein (1913 - 2001)*
  Helene Amanda Reisig Pfeifer (1915 - 2006)*
  Ada Christine Reisig Ryan (1919 - 1984)*
  Adolph Alexander Reisig (1923 - 2008)*
  Maxim Frederick Reisig (1934 - 2015)*
*Calculated relationship
Russell City Cemetery
Russell County
Kansas, USA
Created by: JLF
Record added: Feb 22, 2012
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Alexander H Reisig
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