Margie L. Reed, 82, died Friday, March 8, 2013 at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff.
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She was born in Cheyenne, Wyo. on Nov. 4, 1930 to Owen and Gladys (Whetstone) Mulcare. Margie grew up in Scottsbluff and graduated high school there in 1948.
On Aug. 21, 1949 she was united in marriage to Keith M. Reed. Following their marriage they lived in the Scottsbluff and Bridgeport area before moving to Alliance in June 1959.
Margie was a member of the United Methodist Church, Sunshine Lodge of B.L.F. &E. and was active in a neighborhood sewing club. She also enjoyed following sports, especially the Cornhuskers, Broncos and Alliance Bulldogs.
Foremost in her heart was nurturing her family to whom she was devoted , which includes her husband, Keith; her children, Cheri (Bob) Brown of Omaha, Kim (Harlan) Dankers of Pleasant Dale and Scott (Sonja) Reed of Delaware, Ohio; her grandchildren, Kerri and Alex Mason, Kristi and Kevin Ahlers, Mark and Amy Brown, Jeff Dankers, Mike Dankers, Nick and Kayla Dankers, Stephanie and Dave Saylor, Joseph Gabelhause and Samantha Reed; and her seven great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother, Lee Roy Fink of Tampa, Fla. and her sisters, Linda Webb of Stockton, Calif. and Bonny Renninger of Hamilton, Va.
Preceding her in death were her father and step-mother, Owen and Maxine Mulcare, her mother and step-father, Gladys and Orlo Fink and two grandchildren, Elizabeth and David Brown.
Funeral services will be Thursday, March 14 at 2:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church with Pastor Tom Lucas officiating. Burial will be in the Alliance Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to the United Methodist Church or the Alliance Volunteer Fire Department Emergency Unit.
Online condolences may be left at www.batesgould.com with Bates-Gould Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Star-Herald from Mar. 12 to Mar. 15, 2013