Valerie Belle (Reinking) Greger, 67, was born Feb. 11, 1946, in Sonoma, to Jesse Lawson and Marguerite Edna (Cazes) Reinking, and passed away on Nov. 10, 2013, in Lincoln, Neb.

Valerie attended elementary school at St. Francis Solano and was a 1964 graduate of Sonoma Valley High School; she attended Santa Rosa Junior College. On May 15, 1993, Valerie was united in marriage to Milton John Greger, at St. Leo’s Catholic Church in Sonoma. Valerie was a secretary for a trucking company and also for a golf course and retired in 1993. Valerie was a member of St. Leo’s Catholic Church in Sonoma.

Valerie is survived by her husband, Milton Greger, of Beaver Crossing, Neb.; son and daughter-in-law, Sam and Connie Greger, of Lincoln, Neb.; grandchildren, Alex and Savanna; sister and brother-in-law, Marie and Edward Wilkerson, of Sonoma; nieces, Genevieve Aebischer, Madeline Wilkerson, Suzanne Ring, Cynthia Burtson; nephews, Beau Wilkerson and John Burtson; and a host of friends.

Valerie is preceded in death by her parents, Jesse and Marguerite Reinking. To this obituary we add our thoughts, prayers and memories of life shared with Valerie.

Friends are invited to visit Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, from noon until 7 p.m. with a vigil service at 7 p.m. at Duggan’s Mission Chapel, 525 W. Napa St., Sonoma, CA 95476.

The funeral will be on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at 11 a.m. at St. Leo’s Catholic Church, 601 Agua Caliente Road W., Sonoma, CA 95476.

The interment will be at St. Francis Solano Cemetery in Sonoma.

Arrangements under the direction of Duggan’s Mission Chapel. Inquiries can be made to them at (707) 996-3655 or by visiting their website at