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REEDER, Thomas D. 1905-1995


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 2/28/2019 at 05:56:15

Thomas Reeder Services Held

Thomas Reeder, of Eldora, passed away Friday, October 6, at the Grundy Care Center in Grundy Center of natural causes, having attained the age of 90 years, 8 months and 6 days.

Funeral services were held on Monday, October 9, at the Ivester Church of the Brethren in rural Grundy Center at 2 p.m. with Pastors Damon and Sue Wagner-Fields officiating. Burial followed in Sheller Cemetery, rural Grundy Center.

Pallbearers were Dick Reeder, Bob Reeder, Jim Reeder, Gary Reeder, Russell Reeder and Don Butler.

Born January 31, 1905, in Fayette county, Thoams Doyle Reeder was the son of Robert and Kathryn (Sorenson) Reeder. Thomas received his formal education in Fayette county country schools. He was united in marriage to Maryann Meyers on June 12, 1945, in Eldora. Thomas farmed in Fayette county until moving to Grundy county in 1947 where he farmed until his retirement in 1970.

He was a member of Ivester Church of the Brethren in rural Grundy Center and of the Grundy County Farm Bureau.

Thomas was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.

Survivors include his wife, Maryann Reeder of the Grundy Care Center; 1 son, Doyle Reeder of Eldora; and 3 brothers, Oscar Reeder of West Union, Roger Reeder and Don Reeder, both of Elgin.

The Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home, Grundy Center, was in charge of the funeral arrangements.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 12 October 1995, pg 3


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