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Information for Robert E. Reed

3 April 1930 - 12 September 1985

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

September 1985
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Robert Reed

     Graveside services for Robert "Bob" E. Reed, 55, Wilder, who died of natural causes at home Thursday, Sept. 12, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at the Wilder Cemetery by the American Legion Post 32 of Homedale.  Services are under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Homedale.
    Mr. Reed was born April 3, 1930, at Fallon, Nev.  He was reared and educated there.  He worked for the Northern Nevada Railroad for a year as a fireman.  He joined the U.S. Air Force in November 1948.
    He married Carol Bliss July 14, 1950, at Fallon.  He was honorably discharged from the military in December 1951.  They returned to Fallon where he worked for the Bureau of Reclamation.  Later they moved to Ruth, Nev., where he worked in the copper mines.  They moved to Los Angeles, Calif., where he worked for the Union Pacific Railroad for 11 years.
    In August 1964 they moved to Wilder where they have since resided.  He worked as a mechanic for various employers.  For the past eight years he has worked as a ditch rider for the Boise Project Board of Control.  He liked fishing and hunting.
    He was a member of the American Legion Post 32, Homedale.
    He is survived by his wife of Wilder; three sons, E. Thomas Reed of Homedale, Craig M. Reed of Okinawa and James C. Reed of Bremerton, Wash.; one daughter, Verline M. Gullick of Spanaway, Wash.; a brother, Donald Reed of Los Angeles, Calif.; two sisters, Betty Huff of Weedville, Pa., and Rosalie Cunningham of Payton, Colo.; six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    Memorials may be made to the Idaho Heart Association, 3295 Elder St., Boise, Idaho.
    Friends may call at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Homedale, Sunday from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. until noon.

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