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Hazel Reusch

July 6, 1932 — October 10, 2022

Hazel Louise (Biggerstaff) Reusch age 90 of Waverly, KS went home to be with Jesus on Monday, October 10, 2022. She was born July 6, 1932 in Boone, Iowa to William (Bill) Biggerstaff and Mabel Marie (Bownes) Biggerstaff.

She survived childhood polio. She was Valedictorian at Central Methodist in McPherson, KS. Her primary work was wife, mother, grandmother and greatma. She was a cook at Gracemore Elementry School. As an empty nester she worked at the USDA. Hazel was a faithful follower of Jesus and attended Liberty Church of the Nazarene while living in Kansas City. She attended Peniel Bible Church in Waverly, Kansas these last years. Hazels love ministry was sending birthday cards and other cards to her family and friends. Hazel and Harold watched the church nursery for many years and the children would call her grandma. She was a tremendous prayer warrior for her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews as well as her church family throughout her life and her prayers have protected many of their lives.

She was the sixth child of nine and is preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Harold F. Reusch; son, Roger Reusch; brother, Willis Biggerstaff; sisters, Norma Rosewall, Greta Simon, Darlene Switzer, Mildred Brown and baby Biggerstaff.

Survivors include her children, Ray Reusch and wife Jackie of Springfield, Nebraska, Steven Reusch and wife Janice of Harrison, Arkansas, the twins, Marla Neher of Kansas City, MO and Mark and his wife Jacque of Waverly, KS; two brothers, Donald Biggerstaff of Mena, Arkansas and Ronald Biggerstaff of Ft Meyers, Florida thirteen grandchildren; twenty-five, great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter on the way.

A visitation will be held at Terrace Park Funeral Home on Thursday, October 13 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., followed by a graveside service. She will be laid to rest alongside her husband, Harold at Terrace Park Cemetery.

Service will be officiated by Pastor David Cochran. Pallbearers will be: Mike Reusch, Chris Reusch, Randy Neher, Wesley Reusch, Doug Rabold, Harley Donley and Jonathan Reusch (Honorary Pallbearer).

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Thursday, October 13, 2022

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Thursday, October 13, 2022

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