Funeral services for Marilyn (Mrs. Ted) Reeg age 75 of rural Wayne, NE will be held on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at the St. John’s Lutheran Church in Pilger, NE with Pastor Timothy Booth officiating. Interment will be in the Pilger Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and will continue on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service, both at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Pilger, NE. Minnick Funeral Home in Wisner is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Marilyn passed away on Friday, November 15, 2019 at the Stanton Health Center in Stanton, NE
Marilyn Jean Reeg was born on November 26, 1943 to Clarence and Alma (Stuthman) Stradley in Norfolk, NE. She was baptized on December 12, 1943 and later confirmed on March 30, 1958 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Pilger, NE. Marilyn attended rural school in Stanton and Wayne Counties and graduated from Pilger High School in 1962. Following graduation she was employed at the Woolworth Department Store in Norfolk, NE.
On December 1, 1963, she was united in marriage to Theodore Reeg, Jr. at St. John’s Lutheran Church. The couple lived on a farm northeast of Pilger, where Marilyn raised chickens, ducks, geese, and sold eggs. After her children were raised, she cleaned for several families around Pilger.
Marilyn was a life member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, belonging to its Ladies Aid, served on the Sunday School Board, taught Sunday School and Confirmation classes. Marilyn and Ted enjoyed playing cards with family and friends.
Husband-Ted Reeg of Wayne, NE
Son-Terry Reeg of Omaha, NE
Son-Brian and Rachelle Reeg of Winside, NE
Daughter-Brenda and Richard Hoppe of Osmond, NE
Brother-in-law- Pete and Julie Reeg of Pilger, NE
Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents, parents-in-law, brother-Dennis, brother-in-law and sister-in-laws.