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Alvin Allison Redus Obituary - April 3, 2006

From Victoria Advocate 5 April 2006.

April 5, 2006

PEARLAND - Alvin Allison Redus, 94, of Pearland, died Monday, April 3, 2006.

He was born Jan. 26, 1912, in Black Creek, to the late James Ware Jr. and Anna Radicke Redus. He worked for Celanese Corp., helped build Dick Kleberg Park and managed Kaufer Park in Loyola Beach. He restored the old icehouse in Kingsville into Connor Museum. He was a retired carpenter, house painter and oil field worker. He was a member of the Church of God.

Survivors: former wife, Lois Cooper of Kingsville; daughters, Beverly Edlin of Riviera and Brenda Hansen of Lake Jackson; sons, Jim Redus of Liberty, Mo., Billy Redus of Cleveland, Texas, Stanley Redus of Kingsville, Clint Redus of Clewiston, Fla., and Michael Redus of Pearland; brothers, Clarence Redus of Honey Island and Alton Redus of Inez; 19 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by: second wife, Mildred Redus; three sisters; and five brothers.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Finch Funeral Chapel in Nixon.

Services will be 1 p.m. at the funeral home chapel, the Rev. Rodney Schuler officiating.

Burial will be at Gillett Cemetery in Gillett. Finch Funeral Chapel, Nixon, 830-582-1521.

Memorials: donor's choice.