Eva Jeanette Reese
Eva J. (Horner) Reese
87, passed away Saturday, February 13th, in Abilene. She was born May 24, 1928 in rural Geary County the daughter of Edward C. and C. Myrtle (Day) Horner. Growing up in the area, Eva attended rural Geary County country schools until the family moved to Solomon in 1944. She graduated from Solomon High School with the class of 1947. On December 22, 1957 she married Andrew B. Reese Jr.. He preceded her in death June 20, 1998. Eva was employed by West’s I.G.A. for 20 years until retiring in 1980. She was also preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Ben and George Horner. Eva was a member of The Abilene First Christian Church and the V.F.W. Auxiliary.
Survived by: Son Andrew B. Reese III Herington
Sister Ruth Gallaway Topeka
Brother Charles (Laveta) Horner Chapman
Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Thursday, February 18th, at the Danner Funeral Home with Rev. Darrell Geist officiating. Interment will be in the Prairie Mound Cemetery at Solomon. The family will receive friends 5:30 – 6:30 PM Wednesday, February 17th, at the Danner Funeral Home. The family suggests memorial contributions in her name be made to the Solomon Alumni Association or the Home Health and Hospice of Dickinson County. They may be left at or sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, Kansas 67410.