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James F. Reihsen
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Obituary for James F. Reihsen

James Fox Reihsen, 87, passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2017, at the Veterans Hospital in Des Moines. Visitation will be Wednesday, November 8, from 4pm to 7pm at Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home, Urbandale, with a Rosary at 7pm. Mass to celebrate his life will be Thursday, November 9, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, WDM, at 11am, with interment at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Van Meter, at 2pm.


Jim was a graduate of Dowling High School class of '48. He served in the US Army and US Air Force. After retiring from the armed services, he served as a police officer, an EMT, and a US Postal worker. He was a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus at St. John's Basilica, then a parishioner at Sacred Heart.


The people that hold him dear include his wife, Annie; daughters, Janet Crowe, Katherine Reihsen, Mary (Lynn) Schroeder, Lisa (Dave) Blauw, Linda Reihsen, Tric White and Lori (Bob) Hickok; 26 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings, son-in-law Wayne Crowe, and 2 grandchildren.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Knights of Columbus.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

8

Nov

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home and Crematory

8201 Hickman Road
Urbandale, IA 50322

Rosary service to follow visitation at 7pm

Service

Thursday

9

Nov

11:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church

1627 Grand Ave
West Des Moines, Iowa 50265

Rosary service to follow visitation at 7pm

Cemetery Details

Location

Iowa Veterans Cemetery

34024 Veterans Memorial Dr
Adel, Iowa 50003

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