Shirley R. (Fleming) Reid (1935 - 2016)

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HAZLETON – Shirley R. Reid, 80, of Hazleton, Iowa died Tuesday morning, July 12, 2016 at Grandview Healthcare Center in Oelwein, Iowa.
Per Shirley's request, the family will hold private graveside services. Inurnment will be at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, rural Oelwein.
Memorials may be directed in her name to the Buchannan County / Fayette County Animal Shelter in Hazleton.
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Shirley Rae Fleming was born November 22, 1935 at Oelwein, the daughter of Ray Sherman and Ruth Catherine (Jenkins) Fleming. She graduated from Oelwein High School and then received her teaching degree from Upper Iowa University. On March 1, 1958, she was united in marriage to Rayburn Floyd Reid at Preston, Minn. Shirley taught school in Preston, and in Oelwein. She later with the help of her husband owned and operated Reid Cycle Shop, Hazleton Auto Auction and Hazleton Auto. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Oelwein, Buchanan County Tourism, Depo and Hazleton Commercial Club. Shirley was an active volunteer for the Hazleton Veteran's Park, and donated the land for the Buchannan County / Fayette County Animal Shelter where she also volunteered many hours. She always enjoyed spending time outdoors, animals, visiting with others and volunteering her time.
Shirley is survived by her four daughters: Ronda Reid of Cedar Falls; Rachelle Reid of Independence, Robin (Terry) Schwemmler of Palm Coast, Fla., and Risa Reid of Encino, Calif.; two cats: Bebe and Bopper; a sister-in-law, Pat Cole of Waterloo; nephew Chris Fleming of Waterloo; two nephews; a niece; and all the special friends and neighbors from Hazleton who assisted in her later years.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; infant son Rickey Reid; and a brother: Donald Fleming.

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Floral Hills Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home - Hazleton
1093 Jackson Avenue
Hazleton, IA 50641
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from July 12 to July 20, 2016