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Jeffery Reuber


1950 - 2013 | Obituary Condolences
Jeffery Reuber Obituary
JEFFERY A. REUBER, 63 RIDOTT - Jeffery A. Reuber, 63, of Ridott, died Tuesday, December 24, 2013, at his home following a courageous battle with cancer. Born September 24, 1950 in Freeport he was the son of Warren and Ruth (Noltemeier) Reuber. He married Jane Schriver Sep-tember 3, 1972 in Freeport. He graduated from Freeport High School and received an Agriculture Education De-gree from the University of Illinois in Champaign Ur-bana. Jeff was a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran. He served with the 101 Airborne Artil-lery from August 1970 until March of 1972. He was a teacher at Burlington Cen-tral High School and Mid Valley Area Vocational School. He was then a Agri-culture Mechanic for Read Brothers Implement. Then he farmed the family farm and 3 close neighbors' farms for 30 years. Jeff had a part time job every January with Black Hawk Farm Business Farm Management interact-ing with area Farmers as they turned in their annual record book. He was a mem-ber of Faith United Method-ist Church. Surviving is his wife, Jane of Ridott; his daughter, Elizabeth (Jo-seph) Duhn of Rockford; his sisters, Barbara Lynch of Sycamore and Kathy (Brian) Holste of Rock City; his brothers, Steven (Christy) Reuber and Bill (Becky) Reuber both of Freeport, and David (Valerie) Reuber of Pearl City; his grandson, Kiernan Jeffery Duhn of Rockford; his sister-in-law, Katy (Ed) Hansen of Park Ridge; his mother-in-law, Jane Schriver of Rockford; his aunts, uncles; cousins; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother in-law, Van Lynch; and father-in-law, Reverend Eldon Schriver. Cremation rites have been accorded. There will be a gathering for family and friends 4 to 7 p.m. Fri-day, January 3, 2014 and 10 a.m. until time of service Saturday, January 4, 2014 at Faith United Methodist Church. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, January 4, 2014, at Faith United Methodist Church with Reverend John Wesley Lee officiating. In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established. Please visit www.walkermortuary.com to leave a condolence.
Published in The Journal-Standard from Dec. 27 to Dec. 28, 2013
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