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Vernon Harry Reese
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Obituary for Vernon Harry Reese

Vernon Harry Reese, age 91 of Stanton, died Saturday April 7, 2018 at Stanton Health Center. He was born March 30, 1927 on a farm in Stanton County near Leigh, Nebraska the son of Alden and Sophia (Jensen) Reese. Vern attended Stanton County Districts #39 and #54 near Stanton and Stanton public school. Vern worked for several farms until 1953 when he started working in construction.

On February 28, 1955 at New England Congregational United Church of Christ Vernon Reese married Janice Mewis, the couple made their home in Stanton. To this union were born two children Timothy and Robin. Vern worked for Stanton County road crew and then served as Superintendent of operations for the city of Stanton for many years.

He was a 63 year member of New England Congregational United Church of Christ in Stanton where he served on many church boards; former member and served on Stanton Volunteer Fire Department; formerly member of Stanton Cemetery Association Board of Directors; 1996 recipient of Joe Bstandig Distinguished Service Award.

Surviving Vern is his wife of 63 years, Janice Reese of Stanton; son Timothy and Mary Reese of Stanton; daughter Robin and Scott Johnson of Wayne; 8 Grandchildren; 8 Great Grandchildren; 2 Brothers Lawrence “Butch” Reese of Stanton; Lester Reese of Gordon, NE; 1 Sister Darlene Bretschneider of Norfolk; Brother-In-Law Keith and Irene Mewis of Stanton; Sister-In-Law Judene Mewis of Norfolk.

Preceding him in death are his parents, grandson Ian Reese; brothers Alvin, Gordon; Sister Elvira Froehlich.

MEMORIAL Service Information:
Memorial Services: New England Congregational United Church of Christ – Stanton, NE
Date: Saturday April 14, 2018 – 10:30 A.M.
Inurnment: Stanton Cemetery –Stanton, NE
Visitation: 4:00 - 7:00 P.M. Friday at CHURCH in Stanton under the direction of Shultz-Vogel-Johnson Mortuary in Stanton
Officiating: Reverend Linda Mohr
Music: Organist: Mary Drott; Congregational Singing “The Old Rugged Cross” “Just A Closer Walk With Thee” “On Eagles Wings” “How Great Thou Art”
Honorary Pallbearers: “All Vernon’s Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren”

Questions please call 402-439-2109.

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Visitation

Friday

13

Apr

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
New England Congregational United Church of Christ - Stanton

805 Oak Street
Stanton, NE 68779

WEATHER NOTE.................................................................. Memorial Visitation is still FRIDAY at 4-7 P.M. ................................................................................................................................Please check back here for the most up-to-the minute information about decisions regarding weather related adjustments to our schedule

Service

Saturday

14

Apr

10:30 AM
New England Congregational United Church of Christ - Stanton

805 Oak Street
Stanton, NE 68779

WEATHER NOTE.................................................................. Memorial Services are still SATURDAY at 10:30 A.M. .................................................................................................................................Please check back here for the most up-to-the minute information about decisions regarding weather related adjustments to our schedule

Cemetery Details

Location

Stanton Cemetery

83698 highway 57
Stanton, NE 68779

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