John “Jack” Shoup Jr., 78

John “Jack” Shoup Jr., 78, of Reinbeck, passed away on Tuesday, February 7th at his home in Reinbeck while under the care of Cedar Valley Hospice. Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 12th from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the Union Congregational United Church of Christ, 225 Broad St., Reinbeck, IA with a Masonic Service beginning at 7:00 PM. The funeral service will be held on Monday, February 13th at 10:30 AM at the Union Congregational United Church of Christ in Reinbeck with Rev. Joel Love officiating. Burial will follow the funeral service at the Reinbeck Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at www.abelsfuneralhomes.com

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Betty, of Reinbeck; children: Ernie (Laurie) Shoup, of Aztec, New Mexico, Kathy (Joel) Griner, of Des Moines, IA, Diana Nordrum, of Phoenix, AZ and Matt (Pam) Shoup, of Reinbeck; 9 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sister Jean (Robert) Stephan, of Reinbeck; numerous nieces and nephews.