Helen Marie (Weil) Reed
March 14, 1928 — Feb. 20, 2011
BREMEN — Helen Marie (Weil) Reed, 82, of Bremen, passed away Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011 at Memorial Hospital, South Bend.
She was lovingly cared for by her family in her home throughout her illness.
She was born March 14, 1928 in Bremen to George and Hattie (Schweisberger) Weil in the same home in which she lived her entire life.
Sept. 27, 1946 she married Paul Reed; he survives.
Helen was a farm wife and a lifetime member of Bremen Church of the Brethren, helping with all of the church funeral dinners for more than 50 years. She loved cooking, gardening and attending her children and grandchildren’s 4-H Fair events and never missed a day.
Survivors include husband of 64 years, Paul Reed of Bremen; two daughters, Shirlee Barnard of Bremen and Janice “Jan” (Steve, Sr.) Nelson; son, Randy (Thelma) Reed of Bremen; grandchildren: Jenny (Jason) Berger of Plymouth, Sherry (Mike) Kasprzak of South Bend, Susie (Mark) Muszynski of Mishawaka, Timothy Nelson of Bremen, Steve (Ruth) Nelson, Jr. of Plymouth, and Brad (Lisa) Nelson of Knox; and great-grandchildren: Jacob, Kimberly, Sarah, Mary, Andrew, Abby, Aston, Aiden, Morgan, and Logan.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and one sister.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, at the Bremen Church of the Brethren (921 Woodies Lane) and will be officiated by Pastor Mike Overpeck and Pastor Jack Kline.
Burial will follow at the Bremen Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, at the Bremen Church of the Brethren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bremen Church of the Brethren or to the St. Joseph County 4-H Scholarship Fund.
The Mishler Funeral Home in Bremen is assisting the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mishlerfuneralhomes.com .