Catherine Reger Obituary, Death –Catherine Rosetta, affectionately known as Cathy, passed away on Tuesday, August 29, 2023, at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, Missouri. She was born on July 18, 1966, in Moline, Illinois, the youngest daughter of Earl S. and Dorothy M. Reger. In 1976, Cathy and her family moved to Milan, Missouri, where she spent most of her life.
Cathy had a vibrant personality and a variety of interests. She enjoyed playing pool when she had the opportunity and had a penchant for connecting with people through Facebook. She had a passion for collecting Christmas and Halloween decorations, and her apartment was a festive display during both holidays. Cathy had a special love for Halloween, where she relished in creating and wearing imaginative costumes, always in friendly competition with her sister Karen. She was also an avid cook and a dedicated movie enthusiast.
Cathy is survived by her two sons, Dakota Cox and his wife Desirae of Trenton, Missouri, and Michael McBee of Kansas City, Missouri, as well as her daughter, Amy Clark. She leaves behind four brothers: Steve Reger of Crescent Valley, Nevada, Roger Edward Reger of Milan, Mark Edwin Reger of Independence, Iowa, and Donald Leon Reger and his wife Jane of Kirksville, Missouri. Cathy is also survived by three sisters: Patricia Mockmore of Moline, Illinois, Linda Edge of Murray, Iowa, and Karen McLaughlin and her husband James of Milan, Missouri. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dorothy and Earl Reger, a brother James Reger and his wife Janell, a sister Carolyn Cone, and a great-niece Madison Paige Mallet.
Graveside services to honor and remember Cathy will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, September 2, 2023, at Thomas Union Cemetery, located north of Milan. Donnie Sinclair will officiate the service, and Christofer Ford, Michael Richardson, Harold Clinch, Cody Young, Jesse Young, and Marty Reger will serve as pallbearers.