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Helen Reeves

October 1, 1929 — October 18, 2019

Helen M. Reeves, 90, of Moline, Illinois, formerly of Waterloo, Iowa, died Friday, October 18, 2019 at the Genesis Medical Center in Silvis. Cremation has been accorded. A private immediate family memorial service will be at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to Quad City Animal Welfare Center and online condolences can be made at

Helen was born October 1, 1929 in LaPorte City, Iowa to Max and Rose Weisert Johannsen. She graduated from LaPorte City, Iowa High School. She married Louis C. Reeves December 26, 1950 in Waterloo, Iowa. He died September 3, 2014.

She was a homemaker.

Helen was a member of United Methodist Church in Waterloo, Iowa. She enjoyed bowling, crossword puzzles, volunteering and especially being with her family, grandkids and great grandkids.

Survivors include twins, Brenda (Mike) Mack of Sherrard and Brad (Lori) Reeves of Benton Harbor, Michigan; 2 grandchildren, Jason (Nelly) Reeves of Franklin, Tennessee and Jessie (Jon) Gilmore of Burmingham, Alabama; two great grandchildren: Josie Rose and Isaac Jeffrey Gilmore; three nieces and one nephew.

Her parents; husband; and one brother and sister-in-law: Donald and Betty Johannsen and their daughter preceded her in death.

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