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Glenda D. Rice

Glenda D. Rice, age 76 of

Joliet, IL, formerly of Sidney,

passed away on Friday,

December 2, 2022. Her funeral

service will be held on Tuesday,

December 13, 2022 at 11:00

AM at Gehrig-Stitt Chapel in

Sidney, NE with Pastor Michael

Young officiating. Services will

be livestreamed on the Gehrig-

Stitt Chapel Facebook page and

recorded for later viewing on

our website. Burial will follow

at the Czech Cemetery near

Sunol. In lieu of flowers, contributions

may be made in care of the family for future


Friends may stop at the Gehrig-Stitt

Chapel on Monday from 1-6:00 P.M. to

sign Glenda's register book. The family

will be present from 1 to 3 PM. You may

view Glenda's Book of Memories, leave

condolences, photos and stories at www.

Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service,

LLC is in charge of Glenda's care and

funeral arrangements.

Glenda was born June 22, 1946 in

Loveland, CO to Richard Lee and Leone

(Babe Ashby) Reese. The family

soon moved to Sterling, CO

where she attended school. She

had one daughter, Patti Reese,

on September 12, 1964.

Glenda married Nick Rice

on November 10, 1968. The

couple traveled with Forsythe

and Dowis Carnival for several

years. They lived in Bensenville

and Hanover Park, IL before

moving to Sidney, NE in 1997.

Glenda managed the Super

8 Motel and later worked for

Walmart for 13 years before retiring.

After the death of her husband, Nick, she

moved in with her daughter in Joliet.

Glenda is survived by her daughter, Patti;

grandson J.R "Justin" Reese and his fiancée

Lisa Guzman; granddaughter Heather

Reese; great grandchildren Justin, Conner,

Colin, Makayla and Genaro; sister Erma

Faye and husband Charles Miner; niece

Charla and her husband Dave Hudspeth

and nephews Richard and his wife Lucy

Miner and Clayton Miner.

Glenda was preceded in death by her

parents, husband Nick, and brother Robert



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