Clara 'Pug' Reeb


ANTWERP -- Clara "Pug" Reeb, 86, of Antwerp, passed away at home on Monday, July 28, 2014.

Clara was born in Kansasville, Wis., on November 7, 1927, a daughter of the late Mary and Bruno Persyn. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Antwerp and the VFW Auxiliary. On Nov. 2, 1946, she married Hilton "Biff" Reeb, who died March 17, 2006.

She will be sadly missed by her sons, John (Jan) of Antwerp, Jerry (Jody) of Maxwell, Iowa, and Jeff (Jan) of Defiance; brother, Robert Persyn of Elgin, Ill; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Also preceding her in death were her grandson, Jason; and sisters, Lillian Powell and Estella Coonrod.

Her funeral service is at First Presbyterian Church of Antwerp at 11 a.m. Saturday, with viewing one hour prior. Viewing is also Friday from 4-8 p.m. at Dooley Funeral Home, Antwerp. She will be laid to rest at Maumee Cemetery.

Memorials are to the church. Condolences and fond memories may be shared at

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