Obituary: Reeves, E. Norine
REEVES, E. Norine
E. Norine Reeves past away at Kootenai Medical on May 11, 11:22 P.M. Norine was born in Colfax Washington on August 31, 1923
She was preceded in death by her parents, Guy McKinley Norris, Sr., Mother, Zelma Spurgeon Norris and half sister, Geraldine Roseberry; brothers: Delbert A. Norris, Richard O. Norris, Guy McKinley Norris, Jr., and Frank Norris. Two Husbands preceded her in death also. Raymond Clutter and two baby boys from that marriage, and Donald Reeves and Gerald “Jerry” Clutter.
She is survived by her brother John W. “Bill” Norris and wife Beverly of Dalton Gardens; sister Marilee Norris-Wales and husband Ron of Dalton Gardens ;daughter Marilyn Clutter Wessels, Estes Park, CO; Stepsons: Mr. and Mrs. Tadd Reeves, Terry Reeves and Mr. Steve and Dr. Julie Reeves, Numerous grandchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews and many special friends that were all a big part of her life.
She lived in various RR Sections houses in Washington since our Dad was a Section Foreman for the Union Pacific Railroad. After graduation from Rosalia, WA high school she lived in Bonners Ferry, ID working in a grocery store, Tacoma, Orville and Thornton Washington. She worked in Moscow, ID as a meat wrapper for the Safeway store later working in the Assessor’s office and moving to Spokane and retiring from the Treasures office from the Spokane Courthouse. She then moved into a nice apartment in the basement of her sisters home in Dalton Gardens and worked for Betty and Ev’s Floral. As time pasted she moved into Heritage Place for several years and then into Coeur d’Alene Homes Assisted Living until her death.
One will always remember her special talent of playing the piano and she was still able to read notes and play until just recently. She also loved playing tennis, books and reading, but had not been able to read much the last few years. Norine loved to travel and had been to Hawaii three times, to Europe and Alaska and spent her Honeymoon with her husband, Don Reeves, in the Holy land. She loved special times with family dinners and outings with her special friends.
I will end this with a quote from Norine. “I pray for all my relatives and friends to stay true to Jesus for He’s coming soon!”
Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M Friday May 18th at Yates Funeral Home Coeur d’Alene Chapel . Burial will be 2:00 P.M. Friday May 18th at Pines Cemetery Spokane Valley. Please visit Norine’s memorial and sign her online guestbook at www.yatesfuneralhomes.com