Alvin Reiter, 81

Alvin Reiter, 81, of Ackley, passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2023 at Grand JiVante in Ackley. Funeral services were 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at the Austinville Christian Reformed Church with burial in the Washington Reformed Cemetery. Visitation was Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. at the Sietsema Funeral Home in Ackley. Funeral arrangements are under the guidance of the Sietsema Funeral Home in Ackley.

Alvin Reiter was born on April 15, 1941 in Dike, Iowa to Anton “Tony” and Lena (Rewerts) Reiter, the youngest of 9. On June 1, 1960, Alvin was united in marriage to Betty DeVries in the Austinville Christian Reformed Church.

Alvin was a member of the Austinville Christian Reformed Church. He loved to weld and make metal lawn ornaments. Alvin enjoyed spending time with his family, his faith in God and going to farm sales. He easily made friends and enjoyed visiting with people.

Alvin is survived by his wife Betty of Ackley, children Brenda of Barry, Illinois and Alan (Wendy) Reiter of Parker, Colorado, sister Esther Eisentrager of Dumont, sister-in-law Sydney Reiter of Waterloo, nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, grandson Joey Sansone and siblings Etta Eiklenborg and her husbands Joe Eiklenborg and Carl Borneman, Gertie (Klass) Luhring, Lawrence Reiter, Jenette (Tomas) Meester, Fred Reiter, Alma (John) Bergmann and Leroy Reiter.


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