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Services Monday for Craig E. Reeve, age 59

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Craig E. Reeve, 59, of Kouts, formerly of Valparaiso, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at home with his family.

He was born July 30, 1956, in Florence, SC, and graduated from Chesterton High School in 1974.

Craig was proud to have been a Valparaiso Firefighter for 27 years, retiring as a Captain in 2013. Camping with his family was one of Craig’s favorite activities, particularly at Potato Creek, Turkey Run and Mackinac Island.

On November 10, 1979, he married Karen M. Dick who survives along with their children: Nicole (Joshua) Garza of Valparaiso, Craig Reeve of North Judson, Brandon (Mandy) Reeve of Kouts, Andrew (Amanda) Reeve of San Pierre, his mother, Lois Reeve of Chesterton, brother, Charles Reeve (Tom DeWitte) of Porter and 10 grandchildren: Robert, Kathryn, Elizabeth, Alexander, Andrew, Byron, Jacob, Zoey, Ty and Dillon.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Reeve and brother, David Reeve.

A visitation will be held Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m. at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd, Valparaiso. The funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. Monday directly at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Center, 1511 LaPorte Ave., Valparaiso, Fr. Kevin McCarthy officiating, with burial following at Angelcrest Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Starke County Humane Society.


Posted 5/19/2016





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