Alex Laehle

Alex Laehle, 53, of Atlantic, IA, died Sunday, August 18, 2019, at his residence in Atlantic.

Alex was born October 1, 1965, in South Gare, California, to John Laehle and Janice (Ristau) Krieger. He graduated from Sunny Hills High School in Fullerton, CA. He was married to his wife, Kathleen, for 23 years. Alex lived in Atlantic for 14 years working as a plumber for Camblin Plumbing and Heating. His favorite enjoyment and hobby was fishing and camping at Lake Anita. He also enjoyed truck racing, gardening, and “Dawn Patrol” with his daughters. Alex was a proud handy man, and most of all a beloved husband and father.

He is survived by his beloved wife Kathy; two daughters, Taylor Marie of Seattle, WA, and Raeann (James Smith) Laehle of Atlantic, IA; mother, Janice (Donald) Krieger of Riverview, Florida; grandchildren, Gary, Kaisen, Rayleigh, Noah; niece, Mackenzie; and nephew, Troy. Preceding Alex in death is his father John Laehle in 1986.

Visitation will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Saturday, August 31, 2019, with a prayer service at 3:00 p.m. at Hockenberry Funeral Home in Atlantic, IA.

Hockenberry Family Care Funeral Home in Atlantic, Iowa, is in care of the arrangements.