Obituary-Larry Reed

Larry E. Reed 82 died Tuesday, June 28, 2022.  He was born on January 3, 1940, in Clay Center, the son of Cleve “Buck”  and Bertha (Hinshaw) Reed.  Larry was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean War. He was married to Rosemary “Rosie” Bergstrom on December 15, 1962.  Larry worked for the Clay Center Police Department, Clay Center Public Utilities and was also a volunteer firefighter. He was a member of Clay Center American Legion, Clay Center Elks and Clay Center Eagles.  Larry was preceded in death by his wife, Rosie; parents; brother, Harry Reed; sister, Bonnie McChesney.

Survivors include,

Stepmother: Arlene Reed

Brother: Don Reed and wife Twila

Nieces: Pam Carlson and Christine (Gary) Matteson

Nephews: Kevin (Pam) Reed and Kelley (Tanya) Reed.

Many great and great-great nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services: 2:00 PM Friday, July 1, 2022, at the Neill-Schwensen-Rook Funeral Home in Clay Center, KS

Minister: Rev. Scott Lingle

Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Clay Center

Visitation: 3-7 PM Thursday, June 30, 2022, at Neill-Schwensen-Rook Funeral Home

Memorials:  Meadowlark Hospice c/o the funeral home

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