November 5, 2006
202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 11/8/2006 10:30:00
202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 11/8/2006 24:00:00
Garland M. Reed, beloved wife of the late Robert L. Reed, passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2006 while a resident of Boulevard Hills Nursing Home in Rochester Hills, Michigan. She was preceeded in death by her parents, Alice (Beamer) and Clinton Kieffer, her brother Kenneth Kieffer, and her parents-in-law, Vera & Albert Reed, all of Willard, Ohio. She will be greatly missed by her 2 sons, Michael Reed of Hartford, CT and Steven Reed of Rochester, Hills, MI. She will also be fondly remembered by her daughter-in-law Elizabeth of CT, sister Doris (Costantino) Goudreau of FL, her nieces and nephews, and many friends.
Garland was born in Willard, OH in 1920 and after her high school graduation, trained at Warner Beauty College in Toledo, OH. After obtaining her Ohio license, Garland worked as managing cosmetologist in a Willard salon. In 1942, she and Robert Reed, also of Willard, were married at Trinity Lutheran Church and moved to Chicago, where Bob began his career as a metallurgical engineer. They then moved with their son Michael to Detriot, where son Steven was born. Bob’s work took the family to Pittsburgh, to Connecticut, and finally to Youngstown, New York, where they lived for nearly 30 years. They were active members of the Niagara Falls Country Club, where Garland’s passion for golf grew. Garland was a loyal member of the Lutheran Church throughout her life and, along with Bob and her two sons, was an avid Ohio State football fan. Garland will be remembered for her ongoing affection for and allegiance to family and friends.
Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home, 202 W. Maple Street in Willard, Ohio on Wednesday, November 8, 2006 from 10:30 AM to Noon where the funeral service will be held at Noon with Pastor Jerry Rhea officiating. Burial will follow at the Bethel Cemetery in Willard, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Arthritis Foundation P.O. Box 96280, Washington, DC 20077. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhome.com