Raymond Rick Reekman, 71, Florence, died April 18, 2001, in Eugene.

He was born April 9, 1930, in Harbor. He graduated from Brookings-Harbor High School in 1949.

He enlisted in the Navy in 1950 and served four years during the Korean War. After his service he attended Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls.

Mr. Reekman went to work in the early 1960s at Brookings Plywood as a shareholder. He worked there for more than 25 years.

He married Anita in 1993. After he retired from Brookings Plywood he moved to Florence in 1995.

He enjoyed fishing but his main hobby was going to garage sales every week.

Survivors are his wife of Florence and brother Carrol Reekman of Portland.

Preceding him in death were his parents, twin brother Robert Reekman and sister Francis.

At the familys request, no services will be held.