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June Stevens Reid

Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Dec. 23, 1916 - April 29, 2007

ATWOOD -- June Stevens Reid. 90, died April 29, 2007, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Atwood.

She was born Dec. 23, 1916, in Grand Rapids, Mich., to Henry Stevens and Helen Healy Stevens. The family moved to Lansing when she was two years old and moved back to Grand Rapids four years later. After her father died in 1925, she with her mother and sister, moved to Chicago,

She graduated from Ebinger Grammar School in Edison Park and from Roosevelt High School in Chicago in 1934.

She married Wylie Reid on Feb. 18, 1939. After they were married, they lived in Chicago and then in Beloit, Wis. In 1942, they moved to New Rochelle, N.Y. and later to Birmingham, Ala. At the end of World War II they returned to Chicago and remained there for the next 28 years,

While in Chicago, she participated in various children's activities and was a volunteer at one of the local hospitals for a total of more than 1,000 hours. She was a seamstress

She was active in a bowling league for many years and was a member of her church choir for 20 years and was the librarian for about five years. She was also a member of the Social Order of the Beaucceant (for wives of Knights Templar).

In 1970, they moved to Colorado Springs, Colo. In 1999, they moved to Prairie Plaza in Atwood and lived there until January 2007, when she became ill.

She was preceded in death by her parents; stepfather; sister, Betty Silva and her daughter, Linda Wellborn.

She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Wylie Reid; her daughters, Sandy Studer and husband, Phil and Marcia Heston and husband, Tom; son-in-law, Curtis Wellborn; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and three greatgreat-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be Saturday, 2 p.m, at Atwood Christian Church. Inurnment will be private.

Memorials may be given to the Rawlins County Hospital Foundation in lieu of flowers.

There is no visitation her body was cremated.

Williams Funeral Home of Atwood was in charge of the arrangements.