Dec. 4, 1916 - Dec. 20, 2008
CAMBRIDGE -- Mildred Mousel Reeves, 92, died Saturday (Dec. 20, 2008) at Cambridge Memorial Hospital.
She was born Dec. 4, 1916, in Cambridge to Aaron and Hazel (Downey) Mousel. She graduated from Cambridge High School in 1934.
She attended Hastings College in 1935, the University of Nebraska in 1936 and 1937, where she attained her teacher's certificate. She was a member of the Alpha Phi Sorority.
She married Ensign John Paul Hart in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1941. Ensign Hart was a Navy pilot and was lost in the Pacific while serving his country in 1942.
In 1946, she was united in marriage to Ensign Thomas Reeves, he preceded her in death in October 1992. She was an amateur radio operator.
After her husband, Thomas' death, she remained in Colorado. She moved to Cambridge Heritage Plaza in 1995 to be closer to her brother Harold and the Mousel family.
She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Altar Society, American Legion Auxiliary, the Daughters of the American Revolution and a 75-year member of the Royal Neighbors of America.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, John Hart and Thomas Reeves; and brother, Harold Mousel.
Survivor's include her two sons, Christopher Reeves of Greeley, Colo.; and Jeffrey and wife, Elaine of Aurora, Colo.; a step-daughter, Nancy Casey and family of California; and three grandchildren.
Rosary will be recited at 10 a.m., at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Cambridge on Tuesday with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10:30 a.m., with the Rev. Robert Barnhill officiating.
Visitation is today from 7 - 9 p.m., and Tuesday from 8 - 9 a.m., at Lockenour-Jones Mortuary in Cambridge and at the St. John's Catholic Church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass.
Memorials may addressed to the church and left at the Mortuary.
Lockenour-Jones Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.