BURDETT - Eloise M. Reece, 91, died Nov. 19, 2020 at Medicalodge of Kinsley, KS. She was born July 30, 1929 in Larned, KS; the daughter of Willard and Minnie Showalter Branine. A lifetime area resident; she was a farm wife and homemaker. She was a member of the Burdett United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women and the Burdett Senior Center. On Jan. 15, 1950 she married Ernest Eugene Reece at Larned, KS. He passed away July 20, 2007.
Survivors include two sons, Dennis (Sue) Reece, Wichita, KS, Les Reece, Burdett, KS; a daughter, Karen (Cedric) Hands, Garden City, KS; five grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest.
Due to covid, a private family service will be held at 1 p.m. Nov. 27, 2020 at Beckwith Mortuary. Service will be viewable via facebook live at www.facebook.com/beckwithmortuary. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 25, 2020 at Beckwith Mortuary, Larned, KS. A public graveside will be at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 27, 2020 at Brown’s Grove Cemetery, Burdett, KS. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Burdett United Methodist Church, in care of Beckwith Mortuary, P.O. Box 477, Larned, KS 67550. Personal condolences may be left at www.beckwithmortuary.com .
Posted online on November 23, 2020