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Reeds in Indiana


I wonder if anyone can help with information on Robert J Reid born 1934, Indiana, I have him on the 1940 census with 3 siblings & parents Samuel & Eleanor but can't find anything definite after that, any info appreciated, thanks Mutty
Robert JReed-Birth year 1933-Birth month Jun-Birth day 09-Death year 2003-Death month Jul-Death day 23-Social Security number 308-36-0134-Place of issue Indiana-State Indiana-Country United States
Record set Social Security Death IndexCategory Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
Hi Mutty,
Robert J Reed b 9 June 1933 death 23 July 2003 Cemetery Maplewood Memorial Indiana. US Veterans Gravesite – Service PFC US Army – 1 Feb 1956 to 1 Nov 1957

His death cert on Anc.. - he was 70 years when he died – married Wilma Horst, was a Counselor for Dept of Education – parents Samuel Reed & Eleanor Curran – informant was wife Wilma Reed of 1810 E 113th Ave Crown Point, Indiana

His father died 30 Nov 1963 Lac du Flambeau Wisconsin

Mother 5 March 1984 Crown Point Lake Indiana.age 81 yrs - her parents Cornelius Curran & Nora Mullins.
Hello Bootzy,
Many thanks for all the information, with what I already had & what Ellie said tells me I have the correct Robert Reed, then going to Find A Grave gave me even more info on Roberts siblings, he had a sister Cornelia who I would presume was named after his wife's Father so all in all you have led me down the right track :):)
Robert J Reed -Event Date20 Oct 2006-29 -Oct 2007Event PlaceCrown Point, Indiana, United States-Birth Date09 Jun 1933-AddressCrown Point, Indiana 46307Address -Date20 Oct 2006-29 Oct 20072nd AddressCrown Point, Indiana 463072nd Address Date01 Dec 1993-13 Nov 20003rd AddressCrown Point, Indiana 463073rd Address Date01 May 1993-01 Jan 2009-Possible RelativesAnn Marie Berger, Ellen M Mckay, Joan Marie Polk, John P Reed, Kristine L Pedersen, Kristine Reed, Robert J Reed, Robt J Reed, Thomas J Reed, William Michael Reed, Wilma A ReedAffiliate Identifier147440325
Wilma Reed Event Type Obituary Event Date02 Apr 2008 Event Place Indiana, United States Residence Place Crown Point GenderFemaleAge74 Death Date About 02 Apr 2008NewspaperPost-Tribune
info on his sisters & brother...

Cornelia Ann Reed b 9 July 1929 Hammond Lake County Indiana died 6 May 2006 Clarksville Montgomery County Tennesse – buried Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West – Husband John Emil Paulus – on findagrave memorial 27505999

another sister

Mary Eleanor Reed b 4 April 1928 – died 17 Sept 1978 Hobart Lake Indiana – husband George Vossberg


Samuel Henry Reed 111 b 17 May 1931 Hammond Indiana – died 13 Jan 2003 Arroyo Grande California – wife Sharon M Reed nee Douthart – on findagrave memorial 90307868 – also had time in Army

regards Val
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ROBERT J. REED Age 70 of Crown Point, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2003 at St. Anthony Medical Center in Crown Point, Indiana. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Wilma; children, Patty (Douglas) Kvachkoff of Crown Point, James (Janet) Reed of Lowell, Tom (Kristine) Reed of Crown Point, Bill (Jackie) Reed of Lowell, Ellen (Bryan) McKay of Lowell, John Reed of Crown Point, Joan (Eric) Polk of Merrillville, Ann (Brian) Berger of Crown Point; grandchildren, Mary, Michael, Kathleen, Christine, Patrick, Caroline, Thomas and Steven Kvachkoff, Joe, Jenny & Jamie Reed, Rebecca, Sarah, Susan and Emily Reed, Clara Reed; Jacob McKay, Matthew Polk, Brian, Lauren, Catherine, Megan and Madison Berger; one sister, Connie (John) Paulus of Illinois. He was preceded in death by: granddaughter, Elizabeth Reed; parents, Samuel and Eleanor Reed; brother, Samuel Reed; sister, Mary Vossberg. Funeral service will be held Monday, July 28, 2003 at 9:15 a.m. from Geisen Funeral Home and 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Consolation Church, 8303 Taft St., Merrillville, Indiana, with Father Joseph E. Vamos officiating. Interment at Maplewood Memorial Cemetery, Crown Point, Indiana. Friends may call at Geisen Funeral Home, 109 N. East St., Crown Point, Indiana on Sunday, July 27, 2003 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Vigil service 4 p.m. Sunday. Mr. Reed was a life member, lector, usher and CCD teacher at Our Lady of Consolation Church. He graduated from Purdue, Delta Tau Delta Fraternity; also attended Valparaiso University, St. Joseph College, Indiana University and received his Masters Degree in Counseling from Ball State University. He taught school at Alexander Hamilton in East Gary; was a guidance counselor in the Chesterton School System; a Superintendent at U.S. Steel; and a Sgt. with Correctional Officers of Lake County; and President of their union. He was a 4-H leader for many years. A member of the Lake County Farm Bureau, American Southdown Breeders Association and Indiana Sheep Breeders Association and an Army Veteran. He loved his children and grandchildren, camping, Fairs and Sheep Shows, grocery shopping and Chinese Food. Memorials may be given to the Crown Point Community Foundation. For information, call (219)663-2500 or visit www.geisenfuneralhome.com

Published in the Post Tribune on July 25, 2003
Thank you Ladies, some info I had & quite a lot you have both given me, I shall have to digest it all, slowly, very grateful for your hard work :D :)