Jane Reed

ELMWOOD - Jane Reed, 91, of Elmwood passed away at 12:15 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2014, at the Farmington Country Manor.

She was born on Jan. 17, 1923, in Farmersburg, Ind., to Harry and Ruth (Parrish) Spicher. They preceded her in death. She married Gerald "Jerry" Reed on March 8, 1944, in Elmwood. He preceded her in death on Aug. 3, 2012.

Surviving are one daughter, Sally Busch of Elmwood; two grandchildren, Kari (Ron) Davis of Elmwood and Darci Coursey of Elmwood; and one great-grandchild, Hunter James.

Also preceding her in death is one son, Jeffrey E. Reed.

She graduated, together with Jerry, from Elmwood High School in 1942 and later worked for Caterpillar during World War II. She lastly worked for 38 years at the Elmwood Wiley Library as a librarian.

She was a member of the EOW, PEO, Peoria County Home Extension and the Elmwood Historical Society and had the longest membership at the Elmwood United Methodist Church.

Cremation rites have been accorded and there will be no services. Burial of the ashes will be with her husband at the Elmwood Township Cemetery.

Oaks-Hines Funeral Home in Elmwood is in charge of arrangements.

Instead of memorials, the family requests that you do something you've been putting off until tomorrow and do it today.

To view her memorial tribute video or to leave online condolences, please visit oakshinesfuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home

Oaks-Hines Funeral Home
702 West Main Elmwood, IL 61529
(309) 742-2491

Published in Peoria Journal Star on Apr. 16, 2014