George "Jerry" Reeb
Dec 22, 2014 - Dec 22, 2014
George “Jerry” Reeb, 96, of Riverton, died on Sunday, December 21, 2014, in Thermopolis at the Rehabilitation and Care Center. A funeral service will be held on Friday, December 26, 2014, at Davis Funeral Home at 10:00 am with burial to follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Reverend Cleve McSwain will officiate.
George Alvin Reeb was born on March 22, 1918 at home in Silver Creek, NE to George and Edna (Ritz) Reeb. He grew up and graduated from Silver City, NE. After graduation he made his way to Wyoming in 1945 and made it his permanent home.
On December 23, 1952 in Montana, he married Mary Leona Petsch. Together they raised nine children.
He worked at Atwood Equipment and helped build homes at Sand Draw before going to work for Pathfinder Mines in 1956. He retired from Pathfinder as the supervisor of the warehouse in 1980.
His family said that he loved carpentry work, cutting firewood, gardening, fishing, traveling and playing cards, especially Canasta and Dominoes. He loved spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his sons, Pat (Linda) Reeb of Riverton, Larry (Gloria) Roemmich of Gig Harbor, WA, Ronnie (Stephanie) Roemmich of Riverton, and Donny (Linda) Roemmich of Riverton; his daughters, Mary Ann (Bob) Foster of Riverton and Jackie McCoy of Abilene, TX; his sister, Arnetta Reeder of Nebraska; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Edna Reeb; his wife Mary Reeb; his sons, Joe Reeb, Gary Reeb, and Mike McCoy; and a brother and sister.
Memorials may be made to PAWS for Life in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 W. Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501.
On-line condolences may be made to the family at www.TheDavisFuneralHome.com
Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.