Obituaries

Lorraine Reeves

Feb 11, 2019
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Services:

10:30 AM June 8, 2019 at First Congregational United Church of Christ

Visitation:

Cemetery:

Waterloo Memorial Park Cemetery

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Biography

Lorraine Reeves, 93, of Houston, Texas, formerly of Waterloo, Iowa, died at Park Manor of South Belt in Houston on Saturday, February 9, 2019.

 

She was born April 1, 1925 in Hunter, ND, daughter of George Leonard and Nellie Euphemia Nolin Lincoln.

 

She married Robert C. “Bob” Reeves April 1951 in Fargo, ND; he died November 20, 2013.

 

Lorraine graduated from Hunter High School; received her Bachelor’s degree in music from Sherwood Music School in Chicago with a major in voice and minor in piano; and later earned her certified teaching certificate from Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa.

 

She taught vocal music privately for 18 years and then 17 years for the Waterloo Community School District at Jewett, Orange, Greenbrier and Edison schools, retiring in 1987.

 

She was a member of First Congregational United Church of Christ, Chapter Z PEO, Ladies Musical Improvement, and Hearst Center for the Arts Thursday Painters. Also, she was a soprano soloist with the Waterloo/Cedar Falls Symphony Orchestra, and in the Messiah Production and a soloist with the Wartburg Symphony.

 

Lorraine is survived by a daughter, Hallie Reeves‚ Houston‚ TX; a son, Robert Lincoln Reeves‚ Charlotte‚ NC; granddaughter, Megan Reeves; step granddaughter, Mackenzie (Colin) Smith; and step great grandchildren, Molly Smith and Christopher Smith.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; a sister, Helen Lincoln Pelzmann; and a brother, Edwin Herbert Lincoln.

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  1. Max Gassman | Jun 05, 2019
    Reeves Family, sorry to see you lost your mother. We have many good memories of living neighbors to the Reeves family in Waterloo, Iowa. The Gassman family, Ames, Iowa
  2. Max Gassman | Jun 05, 2019
    Reeves Family, sorry to see you lost your mother. We have many good memories of living neighbors to the Reeves family in Waterloo, Iowa. The Gassman family, Ames, Iowa
  3. Max Gassman | Jun 05, 2019
     Reeves Family, sorry to see you lost your mother. We have many good memories of living neighbors to the Reeves family in Waterloo, Iowa. The Gassman family, Ames, Iowa
  4. Sherryl Newton | Jun 02, 2019

    Hallie, sorry to see you lost your mother.

    Sherryl Newton

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