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Reed Burton Ringstrom Obituary
REED BURTON RINGSTROM Reed was born on June 13, 1920 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He moved to southern California with his family during childhood. Reed graduated from South Pasadena High School and Pasadena City College and then moved on to UCLA to continue his education. He earned a law degree from Western State University of Law in Fullerton. Reed and his wife Margaret were married for 57 years. Together they raised four children: Ron, Marsha and twins Robin and Roberta. They had six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. Reed was World War II US Navy veteran. He spent most of his career in the citrus industry as the general sales manager for Arlington Heights Citrus in Riverside. Later he worked in real estate in the Riverside area. Reed loved his family, his home of 58 years, his cat, tending his citrus trees, fly fishing, playing golf and watching baseball. He was a faithful member of All Saints Episcopal Church in Riverside. Reed was a charter member of the Riverside Uptown Kiwanis Club in 1956, served as President in 1957 and remained active in the club. Reed was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. George and Edythe; his wife Margaret; his brother Robert and his daughter Marsha. Reed is survived by his son Ron (and Claudia) of Merced and daughters, Robin (and Larry) Lovett of Huntington Beach and Roberta Ringstrom of Colorado Springs. A viewing will be held from 7-8pm on Thursday, May 3 at Acheson and Graham Garden of Prayer Mortuary, 7944 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside. A celebration of Reed's life will be held on Friday, May 4 at 10am at All Saints Episcopal Church, 3847 Terracina Drive, Riverside. Interment will be at Olivewood Cemetery.
Published in Press-Enterprise from May 2 to May 3, 2012
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