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Nebraska City News-Press - Nebraska City, NE
  • Shirley A. Reeves, age 76

  • Shirley A. Reeves, age 76 of Nebraska City passed away at her home on Thursday morning; November 21, 2013.
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  • Shirley A. Reeves, age 76 of Nebraska City passed away at her home on Thursday morning; November 21, 2013.
    She was born on April 29, 1937 at Nebraska City, NE; the daughter of Arnold Don and Dorothy Laura (Gillespie) Betts. She was united in marriage to Ronald Everett Reeves on April 1, 1966 in Nebraska City. He preceded her in death on July 7, 1998.
    Shirley worked at American Meter Company in Nebraska City for some 19 years and prior to her years at the Meter Plant, she worked at Irene’s Café. In her spare time she enjoyed doing jigsaw puzzles, she loved baking and she was an avid Nebraska Cornhusker Fan; but her deepest love was her family. She was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary in Nebr. City since 1971.
    She is survived by her ten children: Ron Ervin and wife Betty of Humboldt, NE, Randy Ervin and wife Andrea of Val Rico, FL, Denise Vodicka and husband Don of Nebr. City, Diane Cunningham and husband Ted of Nebr. City, Kevin Ervin and wife Deb of Nebr. City, John Ervin of Nebr. City, Roy Ervin and wife Beth of Nebr. City, Brett Reeves and wife Karena of Peru, NE, Darrin Reeves and wife Jennifer of Peru, NE and Robert Reeves and wife Charity of Nebr. City; 24 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, a sister Mary Jane Howell of Nebr. City; other family and many friends.
    In addition to her husband, Ronald, she was preceded in death by her parents; a sister Betty Kingery and a brother Jack Betts.
    Funeral Services for Shirley Reeves will be held Monday, November 25, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Gude Mortuary in Nebraska City with Rev. Jerry Albright officiating; burial will follow in the Wyuka Cemetery in Nebr. City.
    The family will greet friends on Sunday from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Gude Mortuary in Nebr. City. Condolences may be left at www.gudefuneralhomes.com
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    Gude Mortuary, Nebr. City, NE in charge of the arrangements.
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