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Max Reynolds Obituary
Max Kellogg Reynolds passed away February 6, 2013 at his home. He was 83. Max was born on December 21, 1929 in Sulphur, Oklahoma to Ernest B. and Marilyn (Kellogg) Reynolds. He attended Santa Ana Junior College. On August 19, 1956 he married Verna E. Rose in Yuma, Arizona. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on December 23, 1947 and served for 30 years retiring as a Sergeant Major. He served and fought in the Vietnam and Korean Wars and received numerous honors including the Purple Heart and Silver Star. After retiring he taught ROTC at El Segundo High School in California. Max and his family lived in Yokosuka, Japan from 1973-1976. During that time he was a golf pro in Atsugi, Japan. He returned to the United States in 1976 and was stationed at the El Torro Marine Corps base until his retirement. Max loved his wife Verna very much and enjoyed their time retired together in San Diego, California until 2005. Max moved to Longmont in 2005 where he had made his home near his loving daughter Joyce. He was a golfer and carried a handicap of 1. Max also enjoyed building doll houses and furnished them for his granddaughters. He enjoyed traveling the world with his daughter and wife, and loved taking roadtrips around the country with his granddaughters. Max was preceded in death by his wife Verna on July 25, 2004; his parents; his brother Don; and three sisters Dixie, June, and Molly. He is survived by his daughter Joyce Crow and son-in-law Wayne Crow of Longmont; three grandchildren Nicole Crow, Bree Ann Crow, and Terra Crow; one great-grandson Levi Curtis Himberger; and his sister Phyllis Blasing. A visitation will take place from 1:00-3:00 PM Sunday February 10, 2013 at the Ahlberg Funeral Chapel with family present to greet friends. A funeral service will be held at 1:30 PM Monday February 11, 2013 at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. Immediately following, Internment will take place at Longmont Mountain View Cemetery with Marine Veterans Color Guard Service. Memorial contributions can be made to the U.S.M.C. Toys for Tots. Visit www.ahlbergfuneralchapel.com to share condolences.

Published in Longmont Times-Call on Feb. 9, 2013
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