Mary W. Reeve
Mary W. Reeve, age 78, of Quincy, died Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at 12:20 pm in Blessing Hospital.
Mary was a 1958 graduate of Lakeview High School in Lakeview, Iowa. She received her Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Iowa in 1962. Mary had taught English at both Quincy Junior High School and the University of Iowa Magnet School. She was also an investment broker and a Certified Financial Planner for A.G. Edwards.
Mary was a member of PEO, AAUW, and Red Hat Ladies. She also sat on the board of directors of the Quincy Area Unmet Needs. Mary was a former member of Altrusa, a former member of Quincy Symphony Chorus, a former Girl Scouts of America Board Member, and a former youth mentor.
Mary had been both a member and the organist for First Union Congregational Church for many years. She was currently a member of Christ Lutheran Church.
Survivors include: two children: Kevin (Amanda) Reeve of Yorba Linda, CA; and Melissa (Joseph) Sims of Marianna, FL; twin grandchildren, Alexis and Eli Sims; a sister-in-law, Praticia Mead of Martha’s Vineyard, MA; and two nieces, Amy Mead of Virginia and Emily Mead of Brooklyn, NY.
In addition to her husband, Mary was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Kathryn Gresko.
Memorial Service: 11:00 am Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Christ Lutheran Church, with Rev. Gayle Pope officiating.
Inurnment: Mary’s ashes will be inurned at Woodland Cemetery at a later date.
Visitation: there will be no visitation, but friends are invited to a luncheon that will be served at the church immediately following the service.
Memorials: Quincy Symphony Orchestra Association or Christ Lutheran Church Endowment Fund
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.