Linda L. Reeves, 79, of Metamora, IL passed away at 1:06 pm on Friday, December 20, 2019 at Unity Point Health-Methodist in Peoria. She was born on May 2, 1940 in Peoria, IL to Vance and Amanda Geraldine (White) Polich. She married Larry Roger Reeves in Smithfield, IL on June 30, 1968 and they have celebrated 51 years of marriage.
Surviving are her husband Larry of Metamora; daughter Cynthia (Bret) Robison of Canton, IL; son Roger (Sonia) Reeves of Metamora; three granddaughters Amanda Robison, Elisabeth Reeves, and Isabelle Reeves; and sister Teresa (Albert) Burkiett of Hatfield, AR. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Janette Bolt, and infant sister Cynthia Polich.
Linda was employed for 31 years, last working at Caterpillar until her retirement in August, 1998. She started working at World HQ in housekeeping. She then moved on as a janitorial supervisor and lastly working in environmental auditing. She was a 40 year member of V.D.D. dog breeding club along with being a life honorary member of V.D.D. She served in numerous office positions at the National level. She enjoyed quilting, machine embroidering, dog training, hunting, and knitting. She loved spending time and money with and for her granddaughters.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, December 27, 2019 at Mason Funeral Home Germantown Hills Chapel with Reverend Gary Salm officiating. Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Thursday, December 26, 2019 and also one hour prior to her service on Friday both at the funeral home. Burial will be in Spring Bay Cemetery in Spring Bay. A Celebration of Life will follow at the Spring Bay American Legion Post #1115. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate, 530 NE Glen Oak Avenue, Peoria, IL 61637 or Autism Science Foundation, 28 West 39th Street, Suite 502, New York, NY 10018. Online condolences at www.masonfuneralhomes.com.
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