Reed family holds reunion
The descendants of the Hugh and Mary Ellen (Stroup) Reed Sr. families met for their 42nd reunion on Sunday, July 21, at the Pizza Ranch in Washington.
A blessing was given after the meal. Those in attendance were: Willard and Joan Hegewald of Amana; Elizabeth and Isabella Stubbs of Hedrick; Daniel and Mary Reed of South English; Jim and Arbie Reed of Keota; Chuck, Bernice and Alex Darby of Ainsworth; Joe and Catherine Milliane of Fairfield; Roger and Connie Reed, Rosemary Reed, David Reed, Cletus and Audrey Reed, and Marcella Reed, all of Washington; and two guests.
Cletus Reed conducted the meeting, and everyone told about his or her family, and much discussion was held.
One death for the year was Melba Borchardt of Forest City. Her parents were Mearle and Evelyne (Reed) Fox, and she was born July 4, 1933, at Forest City.
The 2014 reunion will be held at the Pizza Ranch in Washington on July 20.