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Billie Yvonne Reeg
  • ALS Association
    P.O. Box 6051
    Albert Lea, MN 56007
  • Alzheimer's Association
    350 E. Michigan Ave., Suite 20
    Kalamazoo, MI 49007

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“I'm so sorry to hear about Billie. Debbie and Chuck, I will be praying for your comfort at this time. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Vicky Shotzman - Sturgis, MI

“I'm so sorry for your loss. It's always hard to lose a mother - at any age. I remember Billie while working at Kirsch Company. She was so pretty,...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Sharon Bowman - Sturgis, MI

“Deb, Patty, Mike and Chuck:My heart goes out to you during this difficult time. Your mom was one of a kind with a smile that could light the room and...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Mary Litke - Oxford, AL

“Sorry to hear about the loss of your mom and grandma. I remember when she used to dance with my Grandpa Picker, it was fun to watch. Rest in peace. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Amber Barton - White Pigeon, MI

“Deb and family. So sorry to hear about your Mother's passing. May you find comfort in knowing she rests in the arms of the Lord. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Dort Baker - Sturgis, MI - Friend

“So sorry about your mom , prayers be with all your family ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Susan Grobis ( Meese) - Lagrange, IN

“I took communion to your Mom several times while at Fairview.It's hard to lose our parents no matter how old they/we are.With Deepest sympathy,Jane...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“The Hackman Family and the entire staff extend to you our most heartfelt sympathy. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Hackman Family Funeral Homes - MI


Billie Yvonne Reeg age 88 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away Wednesday evening, December 21, 2016 surrounded by her loving family at Fairview Nursing and Rehabilitation in Centreville, Michigan.
She was born November 12, 1928 in Sturgis, Michigan daughter of the late Bryant and Clara (Francisco) Beckwith.
Billie was a lifelong Sturgis resident and a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of 1946.
She was first married to Milton Robert Speicher. He died December 20, 1955. She married Wm. Dale Picker, this marriage ended in divorce. On May 8, 1993 she married Vernon D. Reeg in Sturgis. He died October 27, 2001.
Billie had been employed by Ross Laboratories, the Kirsch Company and the J.C. Penney store all in Sturgis and she was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker.
She was a member of the St. John's Episcopal Church, Captain John J. Kelley Post #1355 VFW Auxiliary and Neuman-Wenzel Post #73 American Legion Auxiliary. Billie enjoyed singing and dancing and for many years sang with area bands. During her youth she was known as the Shirley Temple of Sturgis and had performed many times on stage at the Strand Theater.
She is survived by two daughters: Patti (Steve) Stark of Sturgis and Debbie (Herb) Williams of White Pigeon; two sons: Michael (Cindy) Speicher of Galesburg and Charles Speicher of Sturgis; 10 grandchildren; six great grandchildren.
In accordance with her wishes cremation has taken place. A private family gathering and celebration of Billie's will take place with burial of the ashes at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Sturgis.
The Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331 is honored to be entrusted with arrangements.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mrs. Reeg's memory consider the ALS Association, Gift Processing Center, PO Box 6051, Albert Lea, MN 56007 or the Alzheimer's Association, 350 E. Michigan Ave., Suite 20, Kalamazoo, MI 49007.
The obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhomes.com where personal messages of support may be left for the family.

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