Graveside funeral services for 83-year old Anna Marie Reece of Crawford, NE, will be Monday, June 1st, 2020 at 2:00 PM at the Glendale Cemetery southwest of Crawford near Glen, NE., with Pastor Matt Parker officiating.
Anna Marie was born on October 8, 1936.
Online condolences may be left at chamberlainchapel.com.
Chamberlain Chapel of Chadron, NE, is in charge of arrangements for Anna Marie Reece.
Anna Marie Reece was born October 8, 1936, to Dick and Clara Buckley in Crawford, NE, and passed away May 25, 2020 at her home in rural Crawford.
After graduating from Sioux County High School in 1954, she worked at the bank in Harrison, NE.
On June 15, 1958, she married Jim Reece and to this union three children were born: Diane, Darlene and Allen.
Anna Marie enjoyed gardening, planting flowers, knitting and embroidery. She loved to watch Husker games when she could and was able to attend a game for her 80th birthday.
Anna Marie’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the love of her life and she made each grandchild a quilt when they were born. She would travel to see them or they would come to see her and grandpa.
Anna Marie always had a cookie or a piece of pie for anyone that stopped in to visit (and donuts for the grandkids).
Anna Marie is survived by her husband Jim; daughters; Diane (Max) Lovitt, Darlene Serres, and son, Allen (Mary) Reece. Six grandchildren; Angie (Nate) Stiverson, Latisha Lovitt, Cody (Nicole) Serres, Clayton (Terra) Serres, Tessa Reece and Trent Reece; 2 great-grandsons; Ryder Serres and Weldon Serres; four sisters; Delilah (Ed) Flaherty, Mildred Lewis, Alberta Anderson, and Vicki (Doug) Ring, and many nieces, nephews, neighbors and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 infant siblings, one infant granddaughter, four brother in-laws; Frank Reece, Richard Reece, Jerry Lewis and Kevin Anderson.