Allen Reiswig, resident of Milton-Freewater, Oregon, formerly of Bismarck, North Dakota, passed away at home, surrounded by his family, on January 30, 2019 at the age of 88. A Celebration of Life memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Bismarck Seventh-day Adventist Church in Bismarck. Burial will follow at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery in Mandan, ND.
Allen was born on January 4, 1931 in Lincoln Valley, North Dakota. He was raised by his grandparents, Jacob and Katherine Miller. Early in his career he taught grade school in Lincoln Valley and then pursued his life-long passion for farming in Sheridan County, North Dakota.
Allen married his sweetheart, June Bodewin, on March 8, 1953 at the First Baptist Church in Goodrich, North Dakota.
He enlisted in the US Army and served as a medic during the Korean War. Allen was honorably discharged on September 30, 1961.
He will be deeply missed by his wife of 65 years, June Reiswig; their three children, Gail Stolz, Valerie Ross, and Alan Reiswig; grandchildren Shawntae Hall, Shane Stolz, Tawnielle Tatum, Alanna Rohweller, Shilo Stolz and Amelia Reiswig; their great-grandchildren, Colson Hall, Adalyn Hall, Brandt Tatum and Brielle Tatum; Allen’s brothers, Arlie Reiswig and Myrle Reiswig; nieces and nephews--and so many friends and neighbors who knew and respected him throughout his life.
Allen was preceded in death by two siblings, Richard Reiswig and Mary Jean Wallace.
Memorial donations in honor of Allen Reiswig may be made to:
Bismarck Seventh-day Adventist Church