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Nancy Sue (Cripe) Reese

October 8, 1943 — February 16, 2021

Nancy Sue Reese, 77, of Mill Creek, passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at her home, with her husband by her side.

Nancy was born on October 8, 1943 to Charles and Zelma Kathryn (Walters) Cripe.

On May 5, 1963 in Walkerton, IN, she married Lewis "Lewie" R. Reese, who survives.  Also surviving are her brother, Deloyce Cripe of Walkerton; 2 sisters, Kay Pletcher and Kari Albert, both of Walkerton; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and nephew, Michael Albert.

Nancy was a factory moulder for many years at WireKraft, where she retired upon the closing of the company.  She loved the outdoors, hiking, camping, and socializing around the campfire.  Nancy always enjoyed shopping at flea markets.  She enjoyed her nickname, "Sweet, Kind and Understanding" and was often seen socializing with friends and family.   Nancy was very devoted to her church, church family, and enjoyed decorating the sanctuary for every season and holiday.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 5 p.m. on Monday, February 22, 2021 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center with Pastor Joshua Carney officiating.  Cremation will follow the service.

A time of visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until the time of the service on Monday at the funeral home.

Due to the recent Governor's Order, anyone attending the visitation and/or service is required to wear a mask and practice social distancing of six feet.

Memorial donations may be made to the family c/o Lewis "Lewie" Reese, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN  46350 or to the donor's choice.

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Monday, February 22, 2021

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

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Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center

2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, IN 46350

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Celebration of Life Service

Monday, February 22, 2021

Starts at 5:00 pm (Central time)

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Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center

2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, IN 46350

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