Patricia Ann Reed
August 8, 1930 – Jan 11, 2019
Pat was born in Atlantic, Iowa in 1930 to parents Clela (McGimpsey) and William Murray. She was preceded in death by her son, Gregory, and several half brothers and half sisters. Pat was a long-time resident of Council Bluffs, IA; Omaha, NE; and Melbourne, FL. Pat worked for many places starting out as a young mother working at Reed’s Store in Wiota, IA. She then moved on to JCPenney, Wonder Bread, Safeway Ice Cream, and finally, United AG. Pat will always be remembered for her work ethic. She was also known for helping at fires, tornadoes, and hurricanes. When Pat retired, she decided to walk the beaches of Florida, where she stayed for over twenty years. She loved eating seafood and having visits from her family.
Pat is survived by her children: Eddy Reed (Pam) of Massachusetts, Teresa Valyer of Council Bluffs, and Linda Hansen (Ron) of Omaha; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 15th from 5pm to 7pm at the West Center Chapel. SERVICE: Wednesday, Jan. 116th at 11:00am, West Center Chapel. Memorials are suggested to Pediatric Cancer Foundation.