Edward H. Reeves

Edward H. Reeves, affectionately known as “Nice Eddy”, passed away on Saturday, April 7th, 2018 at 89 years old.

Edward was born on January 12, 1929, in Rhinelander, WI to the late William and Mary Reeves. Edward enlisted in the United States Army and was stationed in Okinawa, Japan during WWII. Edwards enjoyed a long Career with Roundy’s Food in Milwaukee until his retirement. Ed was active in the local Teamsters union and was one of the original “Broadway Beauties”.

Edward was preceded in death by both of his wives, his 1st wife, and mother of his children Gloria (Bruyette) Reeves who he married in 1948. Edward’s second wife Grace (Sautter) Reeves who he married in 1990. He was also preceded in death by his daughter Linda Kirkpatrick and son Bruce Reeves.

Ed is survived by 5 children Marvin (Kathy) Reeves, Kenneth Reeves, Sandra Reeves, Dale Reeves, and Phyllis Mickelson; 23 grandchildren and many great and great-great-grandchildren.

A gathering will be held starting at 11 am and Celebration of Life Services with Military Honors will begin at noon on April 16th, 2018 at Roseberry’s Funeral Home 512 Main Street, Friendship, WI 53934.

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  1. Billy (Goat) Willkomm says:

    Well, Mr. Ed it definitely was my pleasure to have meet & become a great friend to you. I could say that I’m saddened by your loss but actually I am very happy for you Mr. Ed for I know that God as taken you home where sugar is unlimited. IoI

  2. Tiffany Talty says:

    I love you grandpa! Going to miss things like being thrown into a wall, knuckle sandwiches, going for rides, and all of your trickery! Random dollars thrown on the floor. So many memories and I will cherish them all. Rest in peace.

  3. Cherry says:

    Love you, grandpa. I’m so sorry I wasn’t there more.

  4. Jeanne M Rykiel says:

    My sympathy to All of Ed’s Family and Friends . He always had a kind word and smile for me years I knew him in area . God give you all Peace and comfort at this hard time. Love Jeanne

  5. Kimm Holle says:

    I will always cherish the memories. May you Rest In Peace grandpa! Please give my dad a hug for me. Love~Kimm

  6. Kathy Reeves says:

    Love you dad… thanks for letting me adopt you when I married Marv … 49 years ago you became my dad❤️… dancing … ice cream… and having a sharp witt (smart ass) was the way you rolled… Wow! So many memories and that crinkle in your eyes! A lot of family ready to greet you…. take our love with you ❤️

  7. Duane Reeves says:

    I thank you for all the great memories you helped to create when I was growing up …… say hi to grandma Gloria and Grace and all of our family that has passed before you. …. you will be missed, at least I get to keep the smart ass gene you gave me….. love you always grandpa. …

  8. Shawna says:

    Sorry for your loss.. He was a sweetheart

  9. Shane Talty says:

    You will be missed we all love you