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1916 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
ELGIN - William T. "Bill" Reed, age 97, passed away at his home, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family, on Sunday, May 4, 2014. Bill was born on May 24, 1916, in Browntown, IA, a small rural town that now lives only in the past. He grew up in Oskaloosa and attended local schools. He is survived by his loving daughters: Sandra (Ted) Rood, Connie Cunningham and Lisa (Carl) Schumann; Four grandchildren: David (Jenna Mazeikis) Rood, Jennifer Salter, Sarah (Daniel) Kruse and William Schumann; Three great-grandchildren: Danielle (Jon) Schmitz and their daughter, Lillyann, Jimmy Pagor and Wesley Kruse; Many nieces, nephews, cousins and a countryside of good friends. He is preceded in death by his wife Kathleen V. "Kitty" Reed and one daughter Sue Ann Reed. Visitation will be from 10-11:30 a.m. with a funeral service to follow visitation, Friday, May 9, 2014, at Conley Funeral Home, 116 W. Pierce St., Elburn, IL 60119. Interment will follow at St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine, IL. A memorial has been established in his name. Checks may be made to the "William Reed Memorial" and mailed in care of P.O. Box 66, Elburn, IL 60119. Tributes may also be forwarded to the same address or on the web at

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on May 7, 2014
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