Roger E. Reeves
Roger E. Reeves
Funeral services for Roger E. Reeves, 71, of Norfolk will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, January 4, 2014 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church with burial in the parish cemetery. The Reverend Mark Reichert will officiate. Visitation will be Friday from 4-7 p.m. at Home for Funerals, Norfolk, Nebraska.
Roger died Monday December 30th at Faith Regional Hospital after a year long battle with cancer.
Roger was born on May 4, 1942 in Norfolk Nebraska, the son of Delbert and Ruth (Rathbun) Reeves. Roger graduated from Norfolk High School in 1960, and later attended the University of Nebraska, Norfolk Junior College, and Wayne State College. Roger married Barb Raasch on May 28, 1962.
Roger lived most of his life in Norfolk, NE. He began working for Clark Brothers Transfer in 1962, as an accountant, and later served as office manager and Secretary/ Treasurer. He retired in 2004.
Roger was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, where he served as treasurer. He was a long time member of the Norfolk Lion's Club, holding several offices including President and was Grand Marshall of the LaVitsef Parade. He was also a member of the Norfolk Country Club.
Roger's hobbies included golfing, bowling, and spending time on the farm.
Roger is survived by his wife Barbara, son Barry (Laura) Reeves, and granddaughter Alexandria Reeves of Highlands Ranch, CO, his mother Ruth Reeves of Norfolk, and brother Ron (Kathy) Reeves of Fremont.
He was preceded in death by his father, Delbert, and brother Denny.