Alexis Reichert Doose passed away peacefully at home in Pacific Palisades, CA, on March 30th, 2014 after a long battle with lymphoma. She was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Ralph C. Reichert and a 1961 graduate of Black River Falls, Wisconsin High School. She was a 1965 graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where she was elected to Sigma Epsilon Sigma, Phi Eta Sigma and Phi Beta Kappa. Alexis received a Masters Degree in Communication Disorders from the University of Maryland and a J.D. from Loyola University Law School in Los Angeles. Alexis worked as a speech pathologist in the L.A. County school system and later as a Deputy District Attorney for Los Angeles County. For many years she assisted her husband, Jon W. Doose, M.D.d, with his internal medicine practice in Pacific Palisades, CA. Alexis was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her beloved husband of 49 years, her daughter Jan A. Doenier, M.D., of Waukesha, Wisconsin, and three grandchildren; Emma, Jonathana and Kaye Doenier, also of Waukesha. She also leaves her twin brother, Dr. John R. Reichert (Janice) of Amery, Wisconsin, and three nieces, Robin, Jennifer, and Evelyn Reichert. Alexis was a brilliant student and a wonderful person who will be greatly missed by all who knew her. A memorial service in Wisconsin, near family, is planned.
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Published in the Los Angeles Times on Apr. 2, 2014