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Wallace B. Reed

Wallace B. Reed, 102, of Blackduck, MN died August 24, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Society in Blackduck.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 am on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at the Blackduck Evangelical Free Church in Blackduck, Minnesota. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Lakeview Cemetery in Blackduck, Minnesota. Cease Family Funeral Home of Blackduck assisted the family with arrangements.

He was born on June 6, 1912 in Hancock, MN, the son of Orrin and Beulah (Wyman) Reed. He was raised and attended schools in Hancock. He worked as a farmer and sheep shearer most of his life. He married Lena Halvorson on April 12, 1935 in Hancock, MN and after Lena died he married Edna Hiland in June of 1976 in Blackduck, MN. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and liked writing poems.

He is survived by 3 daughters, Carol (Oliver) Horton of Blackduck, MN, Sharon (Ted ) Jacobson of Solway, MN, and Marilyn (Carl) Locken of St. Paul, MN; Daughter in Law, Wanda Reed of Bemidji, MN; 10 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; a sister in law, Evelyn Reed of Hawley, MN; 4 stepchildren, Janet, Pam, Sherrie, and Dale; Many step grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and a very special friend, Flora Nestberg.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lena Reed; his second wife, Edna Reed; 2 sons, Richard and John Reed; an infant son and daughter; 2 brothers, Orrie and Ewin Reed; and 2 sisters, Violet Sipes and Olive Schuman.

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