July 18, 1929 - December 12, 2020
Peter C. Reding, age 91 of Algona, passed away Saturday, December 12, 2020 at the Algona Manor in Algona. Private Family Mass of the Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Algona with Rev. Ed Girres and Deacon Bill Black celebrating. Mass will be live streamed on the Five Saints Catholic Community YouTube page: www.youtube.com/user/stceceliaalgona. Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery in Algona. Military Rites will be conducted by the Iowa Army National Guard Honor Detail, the Haag-Turner American Legion Post #90 and the VFW Post #2541 of Algona. Graveside services will be live streamed on Lentz Funeral Home's Facebook pagehttps://www.facebook.com/Lentz-Funeral-Home-122511234501273. Peter Charles Reding, the son of Peter and Emma (Germann), was born on July 18, 1929 in Bode, Iowa. He graduated from St. Joe High School in 1949. On June 20, 1951 Peter C. married his high school sweetheart Irene Berte at St. Joseph Catholic Church in St. Joe. Peter C. was drafted by the United States Army on September 17, 1951 and served until he was honorably discharged on September 16, 1953. After his service, Peter C. and Irene returned to his home farm. Peter C. sold seed corn for DeKalb Seed Corn for 40 years and for Latham Seed Corn for 20 years. They farmed until 1998. He was a member of St. Cecelia Catholic Church, 3rd and 4th Degree Knights of Columbus, the American Legion, God’s Country Singers, Black Hat Gentleman Club and the Golden K Kiwanis. Left to cherish Peter C.’s memory are his wife of 69 years, Irene of Algona; his daughters, Linda (Scott) Nelson of Arden Hills, Minnesota, Kathy Flagg of Medina, Minnesota and Barb (Geoff) Nelson of Sherrard, Illinois; grandson, Michael (Allison) Flagg of Maple Grove, Minnesota; granddogs, Bella & Coco;sister, Leona Stahl of Algona; brother-in-law, Vernon (Betty) Berte of St. Joe; sisters-in-law, Theresa (Harold) Becker of Freeport, Florida and Alona Berte of Algona and many cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Peter and Emma Reding and father and mother -in-law, Alphons and Adeline Berte. The Lentz Funeral Home of Algona is serving the family, exclusive provider of Veterans and Family Memorial Care. Condolences may be left at www.lentzfuneralhome.com.
Peter C. Reding, age 91 of Algona, passed away Saturday, December 12, 2020 at the Algona Manor in Algona. Private Family Mass of the Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Algona... View Obituary & Service Information
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