Died Monday, September 19, 2022 at home.
Shirley was born June 13, 1938 in Fremont to Orville and Arietta 'Vance' Riley Sr. Due to her father's work with the railroad the family lived in Oregon from 1943-1949. They returned to Fremont and she graduated from Fremont High School in 1958. She married Lonnie Reker on November 16, 1958 at Salem Lutheran Church in Fremont. They have made Fremont their home ever since.
During her working years Shirley worked for OP Skaggs Grocery Store, Kwik Shop, HyVee and the Habitat Store, she also drove a school van for handicapped children.
Shirley was a member of First Lutheran Church in Fremont.
Husband - Lonnie of Fremont
Daughters - Nyla (Chuck) Bodfield of Omaha
Vickie (friend Sam) Reker of Fremont
3 great grandchildren
Brother - Orville 'Lucky' (Joni) Riley Jr.
Sister-in-law - Shirley Burbach
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents.
The funeral will be 10am, Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at First Lutheran Church in Fremont. Burial will follow in Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to First Lutheran Church. Visitation will be Monday from 3pm to 8pm with the family present from 6pm to 8pm at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont.
online guestbook at www.Ludvigsenmortuary.com