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reehEmma Reeh, 87, died Tuesday, August 20, 2013, at home.

She was born October 10, 1925 at Comstock, Nebraska to Vaclav and Anna (Prerosta) Hrebec. Prior to her marriage, she worked various odd jobs in and around Grand Island, Nebraska. Once married, she created a warm and loving home for her family. She enjoyed bowling, bingo and dancing to Czech music, as well as playing cards and laughing with her family.

She married Carroll Reeh on July 23, 1956 in Ord, Nebraska.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Doug and Lorie Reeh, daughters, Deb Reeh and Donna Reeh, grandchildren, Kristina Pinedo (Jaime), Leslie Reeh, Jalen Hurley and Mikaela Hurley, great-grandsons, Peyton and Paxton Pinedo, former daughter-in-law, Jayne Reeh, two sisters, Helen Hulinsky and Marie Farritor, and dozens of nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, her brother James Hrebec, and three sisters, Anna Kamarad, Rosie Allen and Alice Spence.

Funeral services will be Friday, August 23, at 10:00 a.m. at the Bates-Gould Chapel. She will be interred with the ashes of her husband at the Nebraska Veterans Cemetery at Alliance. Visitation will be Thursday from 2-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials be given to Prairie Haven Hospice, 2409 Box Butte Avenue, Alliance, NE 69301.

Online condolences may be left at www.batesgould.com