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Carolyn L. Reed

November 24, 1947 — April 28, 2022

Carolyn L. Reed, 74 of Watseka passed away on Thursday April 28, 2022 at OSF Heart of Mary Hospital in Urbana. She was born on November 24, 1947 in Watseka a daughter of Walter and Lorene (Knake) Rieches. Carolyn married Roger D. Reed in Woodworth on June 25, 1967 and he survives. Also surviving are one daughter- Jean (Randy) Lauterbach of Milford; one son- Jeff (Ngoc) Reed of Danville; four grandchildren- Tyler Lauterbach, Jeffrey M. Reed, Jessica Spry, and Jacob Reed; one great grandchild- Aubrieanna Grace Reed along with one on the way; two sisters- Mary Salm of Watseka and Linda Thompson of Watseka. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother- Wayne Rieches.

Carolyn was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Milford and was a secretary at Crows Hybrid in Milford for many years. She enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday May 3, 2022 at 10:30 am at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Milford with Pastor Doug Minton officiating. Visitation will be on Monday May 2, 2022 from 4:00-6:00 pm at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka and one hour prior to the funeral service at the church. Burial will be in Sugar Creek Cemetery near Stockland.

Memorials may be made to Our Savior Lutheran Church or donor's choice.

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Monday, May 2, 2022

4:00 - 6:00pm (Eastern time)

Knapp Funeral Home - Watseka

209 W Jones St, Milford, IL 60953

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Sugar Creek Cemetery

County Rd 950 N, IL 60953

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