Alfred P. Reiter, 95, of Cascade, passed away Sunday, June 14, 2020 at Mercy One Hospital in Dubuque, Iowa.
Visitation for Alfred was held from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at Reiff Funeral Home in Cascade. Anyone interested in sending memorials may send them to Reiff Funeral Home, Attention: Alfred Reiter Family, P.O. 430, Cascade, Iowa, 52033.
Mass of Christian burial for Alfred was held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at St. Martin Catholic Church in Cascade, with the Rev. Douglas Loecke officiating. Lector was Katie Knapp-Givens. Placing of the pall was done by Sheila and Gary Knapp. Burial was held in Calvary Cemetery in Cascade, with full military honors afforded by the Cascade American Legion Post #528.
Casketbearers for Alfred were Gary Knapp, Sheila Knapp, Virginia Sandoval, Steve Sandoval, Chris Knapp, Mike Kennedy and Hugh Hogan.
Alfred was born Oct. 2, 1924, in Cascade, son of Peter J. and Caroline B. “Lena” (Bertling) Reiter. He received his education from St. Mary High School in Cascade and Loras College in Dubuque. He was a Veteran having served in the United States Army during WWII. After serving in the Army he came back and farmed in the rural Cascade area for many years.
Alfred was known for being a very kind and humble man. He truly enjoyed farming and, when he wasn’t farming, you could find him in the company of friends enjoying a good card game.
He was a member of St. Matthias Parish in Cascade. Alfred was also a member of the Cascade American Legion Post #528
He is survived by two sisters-in-law, Elaine Reiter, of Cascade and Phyllis Reiter, of Des Moines and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Joseph Reiter and William J. “Bill” Reiter; one sister, Rita (Ralph) Hogan Jr.
The family would like to give a special thank you to the staff at River Bend Retirement Community and nurses and doctors at Mercy One Hospital for all the care and support they gave to Alfred.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.reifffuneralhomeinc.com