Harold E. Reed Sr.
Dec. 10, 1923-Oct. 27, 2012
BREMEN — Harold E. Reed Sr., 88, of Bremen passed away Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 at home. He was born Dec. 10, 1923 to Emery and Olive (Musser) Reed in Plymouth. Harold married Marjorie Schlemmer Aug. 17, 1947; she preceded him in death Oct. 17, 2001.
Harold graduated from Bremen High School with the class of 1941. He went on to honorably serve his country as part of the United States Army in World War II. Harold worked for NIPSCO for 26 years in construction, in addition to the many times he helped out his friends and family.
Harold is survived by a son, Harold “Sonny” (Joyce) Reed Jr. of Bremen; two daughters, Linda “Lin” (Ed) Coffel and Marilyn Reed, both of Bremen; two grandchildren, Blake (Courtney) Reed and Lisa (Jason) Lemler; three great-grandchildren, Peyton Reed, Brooke Reed, and Addison Lemler; three brothers Howard Reed, Paul Reed, and Don Reed all of Bremen; and three sisters, Kathryn “Kate” Troxel of Wakarusa, Barbara Miller of Bremen, and Ruth Monesmith of Bourbon.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie and a sister, Helen Smith.
A funeral service will be held Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 605 S. Center St., Bremen at 11 a.m. Pastor Neil Wonnacott will officiate and burial will follow at the Bremen Cemetery.
Friends may call Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the church.
Memorial contributions may be given to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or the Community Hospital of Bremen.
The Mishler Funeral Home in Bremen is assisting the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mishlerfuneralhomes.com .