The Lusk Herald
October 1, 1986
Joe Steven Reed
Funeral services for Joe Reed, 76, of Belle Fourche, S.D. were held Wednesday, Sept. 24, 1986 at Fidler Funeral Chapel, Spearfish. The Rev. Ren Adams of Moorcroft, WY officiated with burial following in the Pine Slope Cemetery, Belle Fourche.
Reed died Sunday, Sept. 21, 1986 at Belle Fourche Health Care Center. A memorial has been established by the family for research on polmyosis.
Mr. Reed's nephews were casket bearers, including Bebe Reed, Bud Reed, Jim Reed, Tom Reed, Walter Reed and Charlie Thomas. All friends are considered honorary casketbearers.
Joe Steven Reed was born March 26, 1910 at Harrison, NE, the son of Walter and Effie (Stevens) Reed. The family moved to the Lusk area when Joe was two years old. He attended school at Lusk and Douglas, graduating from Douglas in 1926 where he played football and basketball. He attended the University of Wyoming and ranched in eastern Wyoming.
Reed was married May 11, 1938 at Hot Springs to Deryce Lawler and the couple lived at Lance Creek where he worked for the Argo Oil Company until 1942. He lived in Canada for a year, working on the Alcan Highway before returning to the Lusk area to raise livestock.
The couple ranched for nine years at Ekalaka, MT. and for 10 years near Watford City, ND. He retired from ranching in 1969 and moved to Belle Fourche.
Reed is survived by his wife, Deryce of Belle Fourche; a daughter, Joann Struthers, Elk Groove Village, IL; a son, Steven Reed, Moorcroft, WY three grandchildren and a sister, Faye Russell, Cheyenne.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Frankie Hern, and four brothers, Walter, Asa, James and Ray.
Dana Roy Barber (August 24, 1894 - August 15, 1932)Bonnita Yvonne Benjamin (May 24, 1922 - January 15, 2004)Frankie Hern (October 1, 1899 - August 2, 1967)Grace McCain (April 18, 1890 - May 9, 1972)Albert Day Reed (May 20, 1854 - September 27, 1936)Alice Marie Reed (June 5, 1869 - July 4, 1928)Bernice Josephine Reed (September 25, 1909 - August 9, 2008)Earl Calvin Reed (September 12, 1901 - August 6, 1963)Effie Mae Reed (August 28, 1876 - January 25, 1954)Elizabeth Delia Reed (April 7, 1907 - April 25, 1996)James Calvin Reed (February 12, 1933 - September 6, 2003)Merna Mae Reed (March 15, 1936 - January 25, 2016)Mildred Reed (July 23, 1904 - November 4, 1996)Ray Reed (May 9, 1908 - October 10, 1985)Samuel Charles Reed (August 8, 1936 - March 27, 2003)Shannon Lea Reed (July 10, 1957 - April 23, 1975)Thomas Steven Reed (March 7, 1934 - May 14, 2003)Walter Calvin Reed (April 15, 1935 - July 16, 1995)Walter Nathaniel Reed (January 22, 1898 - May 17, 1945)Walter Calvin Reed (December 24, 1872 - July 10, 1939)Warren Secor Reed (June 16, 1881 - February 28, 1953)Clarence Franklin Robertson (March 21, 1902 - June 19, 1965)Faye L. Russell (May 9, 1908 - February 7, 2001)Ada Marie Vogel (December 22, 1917 - March 11, 1986)Arthur Franklin Vogel (June 5, 1895 - March 22, 1956)Charles Arthur Vogel (September 15, 1945 - March 8, 1997)Donna Jean Watson (February 24, 1932 - September 26, 2014)
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