J. Henry Reb

B. A. University of Kansas
K.S.A.C., Manhattan

Biology, Physics, Golf

1925 - 1965

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JANUARY 25, 1898 - FEBRUARY 4, 1977

Services for James Henry Reb, 79, Osawatomie, who died Feb. 4, 1977 in St. Mary's Hospital were conducted by the Rev.Almon Martin and the Rev. Clayton Pittman at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Eddy-Birchard Chapel, Osawatomie. Music was provided by Mrs. Fayebelle Martin.

Pallbearers were Herschel Rayle, Roy Johnson, John Shaw, Ernest Swenson, Glenn Mays and Paul Phillips. Burial was in the Osawatomie Cemetery.

Mr. Reb was born Jan. 25, 1898 in Glen Rock, Mo., son of John and Lula Jones Reb. He moved to Marshall County in Kansas with his parents and a brother in 1908. They lived on a farm near Blue Rapids and he attended school at Waterville and high school in Blue Rapids. After graduation he started teaching in Blue Rapids but quit to go to military camp on the University of Kansas campus at Lawrence in 1918. He served in the Army only 89 days.

After the Armistice he returned to K. U. and graduated in 1924 after taking out one year to teach in Agenda High School. Making a profession of teaching, he taught for 41 years, retiring in 1965. June 4, 1927, he was married in Osawatomie to Lottie Campbell and two sons were born to them.

Mr. Reb took graduate work at K.U., Manhattan and Liberty, Mo. He coached football, basketball and had a high school golf team for many years.

Mr. Reb was a past grand high priest of the Royal Arch Masons of Kansas; a past grand master of the York Rite bodies of Kansas, and a member of the Order of High Priesthood of the Kansas Priory of the Knights Templar.

He was a past master of the Osage Valley Masonic Lodge; past high priest of the Ark Chapter of the Royal Arch Masons; past master of the Three Times Nine Council of the Royal and Select Masters, Osawatomie, and past commander of the St. Elmo Commandry, Knights Templar, Paola. He was a past patron of the Osawatomie Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star and a member of the White Shrine of Jerusalem there.

He was a member of the Osawatomie First Christian Church.

Srviving are his wife, Mrs. Lottie Reb, of the home and a brother, Maynard Reb, Frankfort. His two sons preceded him in death.

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