Renee Ann (Reuter) Ebert, 46, of Marcus, died Friday, Nov. 24, 2006, at her residence after an extended illness.
Renee was born Feb. 19, 1960, in Le Mars, the daughter of Ronald and Meredith (Nuebel) Reuter of Marcus. She attended Holy Name School in Marcus, graduating from Marcus High School in 1978. She continued her education at Western Iowa Tech Community College in Sioux City for secretarial education. On Aug. 24, 1979, she married Rodney Ebert at the Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. After their marriage Renee and Rodney made their home in Marcus where they raised their two children, Eric, 21, and Jackie, 20.
After attending Western Iowa Tech Community College she worked as a secretary for the Dull Law firm in Le Mars for a year and then joined Sand Seed Service in Marcus where she worked for 27 years.
Renee was an active member of the Holy Name Church, the Catholic Guild, and a CCD Board member. She was also a member of the Marcus Chamber of Commerce, a volunteer for the Marcus Fair, and a sponsor team member for Relay for Life the past five years.
She enjoyed cooking and baking for family, friends, and co-workers during harvest. She enjoyed golfing and something that was held close to her heart was spending time with family and friends.
She will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Rodney of Marcus, and her children Eric and Jackie of Marcus. She is also survived by her parents, Ronald and Meredith Reuter of Marcus; three brothers, Gary Reuter and his wife, Pat of Remsen, Jay Reuter and his wife, Carol of Marcus, Allan Reuter and his wife Darcy of Remsen, and one sister, Rhonda Schreier and her husband, Dale of Remsen; her mother-in-law, Beverly Galles of Marcus; two sisters-in-law, Linda Gravenish and her husband, Dave of Meriden, and Joan Swanson her husband, Steve of Logan; and one brother-in-law, Steve Ebert and his wife, Jane of Moville.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Lawrence and Mildred Nuebel and Roger and Ione Reuter, and her father-in-law, Leon Ebert and her step father-in-law, Robert Galles.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. Burial will be at Holy Name Cemetery. Visitation begins after 3 p.m. today (Monday) with a rosary at 4 p.m. and Scriptural wake service at 7 p.m., and the family present 5 to 7 p.m., all at the Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. The Earnest-Rohde Funeral Home of Marcus is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Hospice of Siouxland or the June Nylen Cancer Center.