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Wesley Robert Reishus

Male 1941 - 2011  (70 years)

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  • Name Wesley Robert Reishus  [1
    Born 17 Apr 1941  Granite Falls, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 May 2011  Buffalo, Wright, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 10 May 2011  [3
    • Wesley "Wes" Robert Reishus, 70, Buffalo, died May 7, 2011, at his home. Funeral service was Tuesday, May 10, 2 p.m., at Resurrection Lutheran Church, in Monticello. Rev. Jedidiah Scharmer and Rev. Lee Evenson officiated. There was a private interment. Visitation was Monday, May 9, 6-8 p.m., at Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel, 250 East Broadway, Monticello. Wes was born April 17, 1941, in Granite Falls, Minn., to Theron and Helen (Bjornebo) Reishus. He grew up on a farm near Cottonwood, Minn. and got his start in the trucking business with his dad by hauling livestock to South St. Paul. Wes married on Feb. 12, 1966, at St. Luke's Lutheran Church of Wood Lake. They moved to Buffalo where Wes was employed by Bjorklund Trucking for several years, and later with various other trucking companies. After 48 years of being an over-the-road trucker, he retired in 2007. Wes enjoyed reading, gardening, traveling, country music concerts, and spending time with his grandchildren. In past years, many happy times were spent with family at the travel trailer on Lake Miltona. Wes is survived by his wife; sons,; his mother; four grandchildren; sisters; and his brother. He was preceded in death by his father. [3]
    Person ID I29540  Mindrum
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2011 

    Father Theron Lysander "Sandy" Reishus,   b. 24 Oct 1914, Lyon Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1994, Redwood Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Living 
    Family ID F9236  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
     1. Living
     2. Living
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    Last Modified 15 Sep 2011 
    Family ID F20268  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S111] Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002, www.ancestry.com.

    2. [S349] Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002, www.ancestry.com.

    3. [S5410] Wesley “Wes” Robert Reishus obituary, Monticello Times, 12 May 2011.