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Joseph A. Reisenauer

March 24, 1923 - December 26, 2012

The Mass of Christian Burial for Joseph “Joe” A. Reisenauer, age 89, of Bismarck, formerly of Mott and Lemmon was held at 10:00am MT on Monday, December 31, 2012 at St. Vincent’s Catholic Church in Mott. Fr. Charles Zins will officiate, burial was in Greenhill Cemetery in Lemmon.
Visitation was on Sunday from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the Evanson-Jensen Funeral Home in Lemmon with at Rosary Service at 7:00 pm at the Evanson-Jensen Funeral Home in Lemmon.
Serving as casketbearers are Joe’s Grand and Great Grandchildren.
Joseph A. Reisenauer was born on March 24, 1923 in Sheffield, North Dakota, the youngest of nine children born to Ignatz and Mary Eva (Kilwein) Reisenauer. He attended school in Sheffield.
He was united in marriage to Barbara Jahner on November 3, 1943 in New England, North Dakota. To this union 11 children were born, Joseph Jr., Dorrie, James, Mary, Charles, Gerald, Barbara, Carla, Jeffrey, Timothy, and Laurie. Joe and Barb lived many years in Lemmon, SD where he worked for Peterson’s Implement.
They spent their retirement years in Mott, North Dakota and were active in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church. Joe was a resident of St. Vincent’s Care Center in Bismarck for the past three years. He passed away there on Wednesday, December 26, 2012.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Barbara, ten children, Joseph (Susie) Reisenauer, Jacksonville Beach, FL; Dorrie (Tony) Binstock Sun City West, AZ; Mary (Bob) Pavlicek, Sturgis, SD; Charles (Jane) Reisenauer, Ellendale, ND; Jerry (Donna) Reisenauer, Bison, SD; Barb (Harlan) Schnell, Vale, SD; Carla (Steve) Gerriets, Bismarck, ND; Jeff (Wanda) Reisenauer, Moorhead, MN; Tim (Christi) Reisenauer, Great Falls, MT; Laurie (David) Hauck, Richardton, ND; and daughter-in-law, Edie (Bob) Nesland, Rapid City, SD; 37 grandchildren, and 23 great grandchildren.
A memorial has been established to St. Vincent’s Care Center and can be mailed to Jeff Reisenauer, 1425 41st Ave S., Moorhead, MN; 56560.