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Eugene H. Reeser - 83

1/25/1935 - 8/6/2018

Clinton, Iowa

Eugene H. Reeser age 83 of Clinton, passed away Monday Aug. 6, 2018 at The Alverno Health Care Facility.  A Mass will be celebrated on 10:00 AM Friday Aug. 10th at Immaculate Conception Church in Fulton, IL. Visitation will be held Thursday 4 – 7 PM at the Pape Funeral Home, Clinton.  Burial will be at St. Irenaeus Calvary Cemetery, Clinton. Casket bearers will be Bob Reeser, Kyle Spittler, Jason Trenkamp, Joshua Baker, Brad Venema, and Jonathan Myers. Honorary pallbearers will be Brock Myers, Kyler Leonard, Dean Krogman, and Eric Streed. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com. 

 

     Eugene was born on Jan. 25, 1935 in Clinton, IA, the son of Harry and Fern (Matthiesen) Reeser.  He graduated from Lyons High School in 1953.  He married Joan Keiller on June 25, 1955 in Savanna, IL.  Eugene worked as a pipefitter for Local Union #25 of Rock Island. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and the Clinton Moose Lodge.  He enjoyed photography, traveling, doing yardwork, bowling, woodworking, and working with metal.

 

     Eugene is survived by his wife, Joan of Clinton; four children, Alan (Stephanie) Reeser of Bradenton, FL, Rosemary Reeser of Clinton, Elizabeth (Dean) Krogman of Clinton, and Robert (Apryl) Reeser of Parrish, FL; 11 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his son, Brian Reeser, and son-in-law, Robert Trenkamp. Memorials may be given to Immaculate Conception Church or The Alverno Health Care.    

 

Visitation will be held Thursday 4 – 7 PM at the Pape Funeral Home, Clinton.

A Mass will be celebrated on 10:00 AM Friday Aug. 10th at Immaculate Conception Church in Fulton, IL. Burial will be at St. Irenaeus Calvary Cemetery, Clinton.

5 Comments

  • Margie Baker

    on 08/07/18

    Beth, I am so sorry to hear of your dad passing away.  I only met him a couple of times but he was a very nice man.  I am sure you will miss him.  My prayers for you and your family in your time of loss.

     

  • Dee Menz

    on 08/08/18

    My sympathy and prayers to the family

  • Keith and Phyllis Jensen

    on 08/08/18

    So sorry for your loss Phyllis was a classmate

  • Nancy Countryman

    on 08/09/18

    My sympathy to the family.

  • Jack& pat Waldorf

    on 08/18/18

       Joan,we would like to extend our deepest sympathy to you and your family.we were saddened to hear of Gene's passing. We moved to Peosta last winter so we're unable to get back for the visitation. Jack said he has many fond memories of Gene and he will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Jack&pat pat

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