Frank Edward 'Ed' Reed

An inurnment service for Frank Edward "Ed" Reed, 87, a Minden resident, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Garden Cemetery in Gardnerville.

Mr. Reed died Jan. 2, 2002, at Carson-Tahoe Hospital. He was born March 13, 1914, in Mountain View, Calif., to Frank and Mamie Miner Reed.

He had lived in the Northern Nevada area for 62 years, coming from California.

He married Paula Springmeyer on Sept. 19, 1941, in Gardnerville.

Mr. Reed worked for the Minden Milling Co. for 25 years and was the owner/operator of Reed's Arco Station in Minden from 1960-81. He was past president of the Kiwanis Club in Minden and a member of F&AM Lodge 12 in Genoa.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theatre with the 203rd Hospital Unit.

He was preceded in death by his brother Warren in 1998.

Among his survivors are his wife of Minden; son Brett Sr. of Minden; daughter Karen McGee of Gardnerville and grandsons Brett Jr. of Minden and Erik and Seth Lee of Reno.

Cremation will be at FitzHenry's Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Douglas County Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 218, Minden 89423.


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