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Doris Reef

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Doris Reef Obituary
Reef, Doris
1925 - 2017
Doris M. Reef, age 92, of Columbus, Ohio, passed away on Monday, October 9, 2017. She was born on March 25, 1925 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to the late Joseph and Kathryn Rosenboom. Doris attended schools in Grand Rapids and Columbus as part of the 1942 class of Grandview High. She worked in the accounting department at Lazarus where she met her future husband, then began of life of domesticity, excelling at cooking, sewing, crochet, needlepoint and other crafts. She enjoyed regular Bridge games and word puzzles - which kept her mind and her wit sharp. Preceded in death by husband Oliver P. Reef, parents, and sister Jean (William) Turner. She is survived by niece, Sharon Turner; nephew, Brent (Linda) Turner; niece, Marsha (Jack) Justice; nephews, David (Zoe) Ochsenbeim and Mark Ochsenbeim; niece, Susan (Kevin) Hinckle; many friends; and Trudy, a neighboring cat who visited Doris daily. A graveside service will be held on Friday, October 13, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, 5600 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43213. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The American Red Cross disaster relief fund or a . Final arrangements handled by Schoedinger East Chapel. Please visit www.Schoedinger.com to share a memory of Doris.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Oct. 12, 2017
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