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CREVE COEUR ~ Genevieve Rose Reeves, 91, of Creve Coeur, passed away at 8:55 p.m. Friday, October 2, 2020 at Pekin Manor.

Born March 10, 1929 in Groveland Township in Tazewell County to Joseph and Eleanor (Dubois) Geier, she married Donald D. Reeves, Jr. on November 11, 1950 in Peoria. He died March 9, 2015 in Morton. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one son, Ryan Raymond Reeves; one grandson, Trevor Reeves and four siblings, Marcie Ulm and Bernard, Lewis and Jerry Geier.

Surviving are one daughter, Nancy (Robert) Gottman of Creve Coeur; three grandchildren, Joshua Sloan of Creve Coeur, Caitlin Reeves and Travis Reeves, both of Washington and daughter-in-law, Jennie Reeves of Creve Coeur.

Genevieve was known as the Estee Lauder lady at the downtown Bergner’s in Peoria, where she worked for many years.

A loving and caring mother and grandmother, Genevieve enjoyed antiquing and traveling with her husband.

Genevieve was a longtime member of Sacre Coeur Catholic Church in Creve Coeur before its closing. She was an active member of the Altar Rosary Society at the church.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Creve Coeur. Father Michael Andrejek will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Guidelines regarding social distancing and wearing of masks will be followed. Private burial will be at Lakeview Cemetery in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be given to American Cancer Society, 4234 N. Knoxville Avenue Peoria, Illinois 61614.

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