Edna D. (Waterman) Reeves

July 30, 1936 ~ November 6, 2020 (age 84)


Edna D. Reeves, 84, of Lock Haven PA passed away November 6, 2020. Born July 30, 1936 in Lock Haven, PA she was the daughter of the late Raymond M. “Mike” and Hazel Yost Waterman.

A 1954 graduate of Lock Haven High School, Edna enjoyed her youth as the Girls Basketball Captain in their Championship year, being Home Room Class President, dancing and participating in the Purple Whirl.  Following graduation Edna served in the Woman’s Army Corps in Co. B, Hq Gp 2128th SU during the Korean Conflict.  She then became employed at Keller and Munro, Widman’s, Walgreen’s and was a member of the American Legion Post 131, Lock Haven, PA.

While in the Army, Edna married Ronald G. Reeves having six children together.  Following Ronald’s death in 1991, she spent the remainder of her life in Lock Haven, PA with her long-time companion Robert L. Mitcheltree. 

Edna enjoyed many things in life including Penn State football, traveling, and riding in their motorcycle sidecar.  She truly loved Lock Haven and sitting peacefully on her porch in view of the mountains. She is dearly missed by her family, friends and dachshund, Peanut.

Edna is preceded in death by her parents Raymond “Mike” and Hazel Yost Waterman, husband Ronald G. Reeves, Sr., brothers Charles B. Waterman; Raymond R. Waterman, daughter Carolyn S.”Susie” (Reeves) Caris; passing May 1, 2020, and her grandsons Gregory “Brock” Luther and Joshua Richard Reeves.

Edna is survived by her companion Robert L. Mitcheltree, sons Ronald G. (Susan) Reeves, Jr., Corydon, IN; John W. (Sherryl) Reeves, Sr., Cedar Lake, IN; daughters Terry M. (David Kunes) Condo, Lock Haven, PA; Toni L. (Greg) Luther, Jeffersonville, IN; and Fawn L. (Mark) Reeves Ward, Elizabeth, IN; 15 Grandchildren; 19 Great-Grandchildren and 1 Great-Great Grandchild.

At Edna’s request there were no services. She is interred at Rest Haven Memorial Park, Lock Haven, PA.

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