Valhalla-Gaerdner-Holten Funeral Home and Valhalla Gardens

3412 Frank Scott Pkwy West, Belleville, IL


Alice "Sue" Reeves

January 29, 1934October 9, 2019

Alice “Sue” Reeves (nee Daniel), 85, formerly of Swansea, IL passed away on October 9, 2019. She is preceded in death by her parents, James and Mildred Daniel; her son, David Reeves; and her brother, Robert Daniel. Sue is survived by her devoted husband of 68 years, Leroy Reeves; daughter, Debbie Karr (Glenn Mehrtens); grandchildren, Neal (Loretta) Francis, Brandon Karr (Cara Griffith), and Katlyn Karr; great grandchildren, Aiden, Garrett, Lincoln, Teo, and Amaya; brother, Bill (Margie) Daniel; dear sister-in-law, Carolyn Czekanski; and nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

Sue was a member of Cornerstone Christian Church and the Monroe County Women’s Extension Group. Sue and Leroy were the former owners of Dairy Haven Ice Cream Shop in Caseyville. She and Leroy enjoyed extensive travelling throughout the world together of which Israel was Sue’s favorite. She loved to crochet, play cards (Shanghai or Old Maid with her grandkids!), square dancing and going to shows at The Muny. Sue was raised with a strong work ethic and worked hard outside the home as a secretary prior to adopting her children and staying at home to raise them. Her feisty spirit, dedication to her family, and selfless character will be treasured by her family forever.

Friends may visit on Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 4-8 p.m. at Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, 3412 Frank Scott Pkwy W, Belleville, IL. Funeral service is on Monday, October 14 at the funeral home at 11 a.m. with interment to follow at Valhalla Gardens of Memory. Expressions of condolence may be offered at www.valhallagardensandfuneralhome.com.


  • Visitation Sunday, October 13, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, October 14, 2019


Alice "Sue" Reeves

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