Kenneth Reising Sr. died Jan. 11. He was 71.

Mr. Reising was born Nov 15, 1941, in Carroll, Iowa, to Gregory and Agnes Reising. He graduated from Mapleton High School in 1959, and married Shirley Piper in 1962. He worked as a floor installer for 34 years, eventually as co-owner of Oregon Floorcovering.

He is survived by his wife, sons, John (Wendy), Eugene; Andy (Star), Veneta; daughter Brenda (Kurt), Elmira, four grandchildren; and two brothers, Leonard, Onawa, Iowa, and Eugene, Lakewood, Calif.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 26, at St. Helen Church in Junction City. Memorial donations can be made to the Knights of Columbus.