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Stephen Michael Reves

July 7, 1954 ~ June 12, 2021 (age 66)

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Stephen Michael Reves, 66, of Maize, KS passed away Saturday, June 12, 2021 at his home.

He was born July 7, 1954 in Topeka, KS the son of D. Lyle Reves and Laura Mae (Fenton) Reves. He grew up and attended school in Burlingame, KS graduating with the Class of 1972.  Steve graduated from an Auto Repair Trade School, and later a Travel College, both in Wichita.

Steve had a thirty-five year career with the Santa Fe Railroad, now the Burlington Northern Santa Fe, as a Track Welder. He retired in 2014.

He was united in marriage to Cindy Oltman on September 9, 1988 at Chapel in the Hills in Rapid City, South Dakota.  

Steve was a member of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes, Local 2405 of Newton, KS.  He enjoyed square dancing, crewing for hot air balloons, traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Mr. Reves was preceded in death by his father, Lyle Reves; and a sister, Joyce Greene.

He is survived by his wife Cindy, of the home; mother Laura Reves, of Carbondale, KS; brother Don Reves and wife Gloria, of Duncan, NE; sister Denise Barr and husband Jack, of Carbondale, KS; brother-in-law Joe Greene, of Carbondale, KS; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Steve bequeathed his body to the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS. Inurnment will follow at a later date.

To Celebrate Stephen’s Life, the family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 26, 2021 at the Elm Community Building, 228 Main Street, Carbondale, KS. Memorial contributions may be made to KSDS Assistance Dogs Inc., 120 W. 7th Street, Washington, KS 66968 or to the Charity of the Donor’s Choice and sent in c/o the Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, P.O. Box 194, Burlingame, KS 66413.  Condolences may be sent to the family through

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Celebration of Life
June 26, 2021

1:00 PM
Carbondale Elm Community Building
228 Main Street
Carbondale, KS 66414

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