Lorraine "Lorry" Reeve, 82, of Springfield, formerly of Quincy, passed away at 12:15 p.m. Thursday (Jan. 2, 2014) in her residence. Lorraine was born June 20, 1931, in Harvey, a daughter of Norman E. and Alice Ziese Kantzler. She married Bryce B. Reeve on Oct. 28, 1952, in Flossmoor. He preceded her in death. Lorraine was a graduate of Thornton High School and went on to attend Griegs Business School, earning an associate's degree. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and was an avid bridge player and enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles and playing the piano. She is survived by her children, Debra (husband, Richard A.) Jackson of Springfield and Douglas (wife, Yongcha) Reeve of Champaign; two grandchildren, Kristopher and Trenton Reeve; two siblings, Joyce Longneckor of Springfield and Carol (husband, Elwood) Godman of Hayword, Wis.; and four nieces and nephews. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Thursday in the Kirlin-Egan and Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. Sixth St., Springfield, with the Rev. Bob Swickard conducting. Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery. Cremation will be accorded by Butler Cremation Tribute Center. VISITATION: 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. MEMORIALS:
for Lung Cancer, 675 E. Linton Ave., Springfield, IL 62703, or Animal Protective League, 1001 Taintor Rd., Springfield, IL 62703 or First United Methodist Church, 2924 Koke Mill Rd., Springfield, IL 62711. ARRANGEMENTS: Kirlin-Egan and Butler Funeral Home, Springfield. WEBSITE: www.butlerfuneralhomes.com
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Jan. 7 to Jan. 9, 2014