Oct. 19, 1950-Nov. 24, 2017
Allen Gene Reiners (Al) was born Oct. 19, 1950, to Harm and Hannah (Rindahl) Reiners in Canby. he was baptized at Zacchaeus American Lutheran Church and confirmed at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, Canby. he grew up on a farm in rural Canby and graduated from Canby High School in 1968. He then went on to graduate from Southwest State University and spent his career working in healthcare administration.
In 1993, his son Cory Allen was born. Together they enjoyed fishing and hunting trips to Wyoming, Nebraska and Montana. In addition, he treasured the friendships time spent at the lake.
He is survived by Mary Knutson, Cory (Katie) Reiners, Melissa (Tim) Werner (Allyson, Ethan and Samuel); Vicki (Kevin) Ernst (Drew and Jacob); sister, Arlene (Hank) Jerzak; nieces, Brenda (Ron) Muelebroeck, Breck (Tom) Noyes; great-nieces and nephews, Renee (Mike) Van Hecke, Kari (Jeff) Bengford, McKenzie (Ethan) Kack; Denver, Shane, Morgan and Gavin Noyes; great-great nieces and nephews, Melanie, Marissa, Max, Abby and Ruby.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harm and Hannah, and many special aunts and uncles.
Al passed away at his Lake Bijou home Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, at the age of 67 years, 1 month and 5 days.
There will be a private celebration of Al’s life.