Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Henry A. Reeves


  Henry A. “Al” Reeves , age 78, of Beaverton died May 21, 2003 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Saginaw after a short illness. Reeves was born June 22, 1924 to Howard and Emma Reeves in Xenia, Oh. He worked as an Engineer, retiring from Dow Chemical in Midland. He served in the United States Army during WWII. He lived in Gladwin County since 1983, having previously been a resident of Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Henry attended First Presbyterian Church in Beaverton. He was also a member of the Beaverton Lions Club and Chairman of the Eye Glass Drive. He was past Chairman of Gladwin and Midland County Mental Health. And he was the past President of the Gladwin County Fair Board. He married Elizabeth Libby (Schenz) on March 1, 1946 at Columbus, Ohio.

  He is survived by his wife Elizabeth “Libby” Reeves of Beaverton; three daughters, Nadine Benjamin, Deborah Stickley and Cynthia Garcia, all of Beaverton; eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren; and one sister, Mary Lou Doyle of Ohio. She was preceded in death by her parents. The funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 28 at 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Beaverton, Rev. Karen Blatt officiating. Burial will follow in Beaverton Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church in Beaverton.

{Note: Actual Recorded Date of Death is: 05/21/2003. Name: Henry A. Reeves}
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Beaverton Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
World War 2
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:2 C:4
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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