Anna Marie Reece of rural Crawford, passed away May 25, 2020 at home.
She was born October 8, 1936, to Dick and Clara Buckley in Crawford, Nebraska.
After graduating from Sioux County High School in 1954, she worked at the bank in Harrison, Nebraska.
On June 15, 1958, she married Jim Reece. To this union three children were born, Diane, Darlene and Allen.
Anna Marie is survived by her husband Jim; daughters; Diane (Max) Lovitt, Darlene Serres, and son, Allen (Mary) Reece. Six grandchildren; Angie (Nate) Stiverson, Latisha Lovitt, Cody (Nicole) Serres, Clayton (Terra) Serres, Tessa Reece and Trent Reece; 2 great-grandsons; Ryder Serres and Weldon Serres; four sisters; Delilah (Ed) Flaherty, Mildred Lewis, Alberta Anderson, and Vicki (Doug) Ring, and many nieces, nephews, neighbors and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 infant siblings, one infant granddaughter, four brother in-laws; Frank Reece, Richard Reece, Jerry Lewis and Kevin Anderson.
Anna Marie enjoyed gardening, planting flowers, knitting and embroidery. She made each grandchild a quilt when they were born. She loved to watch Husker games when she could and was able to attend a game for her 80th birthday. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the love of her life. She would travel to see them or they would come to see her and grandpa. Anna Marie always had a cookie or a piece of pie for anyone that stopped in to visit (and donuts for the grandkids).