Doris Reed

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Doris H. Reed Oct. 7, 1934 - Aug. 4, 2014 NEW CARLISLE - Doris H. Reed, 79, of New Carlisle, IN, passed away at 5:00 p.m. Monday, August 4, 2014 at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, IN. She was born on October 7, 1934 to the late Leo and Esther (Schlundt) Sahlhoff in Bremen, IN, where she spent her childhood. Doris then moved to South Bend, before moving to New Carlisle in the early 1970s. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Brent Reed. Doris was a graduate of Bremen High School. On May 15, 1960, as Doris H. Sahlhoff, she married Lyle "Whitey" Reed in Bremen, IN. He died on June 28, 2007. Doris is survived by her daughter, Beth, (Michael) Tierney of New Carlisle, IN; three triplet grandchildren, Reed Thomas Tierney, Caelen James Tierney, and Macaria Esther Tierney; five sisters, Marian Loucks of Elkhart, IN, Dorothy Sahlhoff of Bremen, IN, Jane (Jim) Allen of Lakeville, IN, Carolyn Douglass of Niles, MI, and Ellen (Lewis) Haug of Bremen, IN; two brothers, John (Carole) Sahlhoff of Bremen, IN and Leo Sahlhoff of Bremen, IN; one aunt, Betty Kluge of South Bend, IN; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. Doris was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Niles, MI, and the Ladies Aid Association of the church. She was also a member of Forever Learning. Doris loved to quilt, garden, and spend time with her grandchildren. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, August 7, 2014 at Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Drive, South Bend, IN and from 9-10 a.m. Friday, August 8, 2014 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 1340 Sycamore Street, Niles, MI. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 8, 2014 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Niles, MI, with Rev. Carl W. Bassett officiating. Burial will take place at Sauktown Cemetery in Mill Creek, IN, LaPorte County. Memorial contributions may be made to: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 1340 Sycamore Street, Niles, MI 49120. To send condolences, please visit

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Kaniewski Funeral Homes
3545 North Bendix Drive South Bend, IN 46628
(574) 277-4444
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Published in South Bend Tribune on Aug. 6, 2014
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