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Karman "JoJo" Reichman

1995 to 2014


Karman "JoJo" Reichman, 19 of Chappell, died early Friday morning, August 1, 2014 at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff from injuries suffered in an automobile accident.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wed., Aug. 6, 2014 in the United Methodist Church in Chappell with Revs. Ezekiel Koech and Bev Russell officiating. Burial will follow in the Chappell Cemetery.

A memorial has been established with donations in care of Points West Community Bank in Chappell.

A closed casket visitation will be held from 2 p.m to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Holechek Funeral Home in Chappell.

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Karman JoAnn Reichman was born January 12, 1995 in Sidney, the daughter of Steve and Karleen (Bules) Reichman. She grew up in Chappell and attended the Creek Valley Schools, graduating as the valedictorian of the class of 2013. In high school she was involved in honor society, art club, speech and the year book. She was currently attending Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne where she was involved with DECA.

JoJo worked as a lifeguard, helped at the city library, worked for the Creek Valley Public Schools and at the Chappell Golf Course. She loved being with friends and family, fishing, music, her nieces and nephews, movies and life in general.

Survivors include her parents: Steve and Karleen Reichman of Chappell; brother Adam and wife Jennifer Kriha of Bayard; sister Lacy and husband Shad Harger of Ogallala; nephews Dawson and Kolton Kriha of Bayard; niece and nephew Callie and Alex Kriha of Ogallala; niece Macy Harger of Ogallala; grandfathers Karl Bules, Jr. and Eugene Reichman both of Chappell; one sister-in-law Jessie and husband Beau Buffington of Ogallala; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and her black lab Jersey.

She was preceded in death by her brother James Kriha; grandmothers Mildred Bules and Esther Reichman and great-grandmother Ada Taylor.

Holechek Funeral Home and Cremations in Chappell is serving the Reichman family.


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