Passed away on May 11th, 2023 at the age of 65. She was born on May 23rd, 1957 to the Juanita Estelle (Thompson) Reed and John David Reed Jr., in the city of Portland, Oregon.
She was a member of the Audubon Society, Detroit Institute of Arts, the Nature Conservancy, and the Rochester Hills Public Library. Her passions were art, reading, the outdoors, Oscoda/ AuSable Charter Township, the environment, birds, animals, flowers, her family and ancestry, and music(she played clarinet). She enjoyed history, painting, interior decorating, visiting the beach, and domesticating feral cats.
She is survived by her two nieces, Rachel and Samantha Elliott, and her uncle and aunt, James Samuel Thompson and Janice Buehl-Thompson. She was predeceased by her sister, Nancy Ann Elliott, and her aunt, Nancy Ethelyn Thompson.
A graveside service will be held at two o'clock on Thursday May 18, 2023 at Elm Lawn Cemetery, 300 Ridge Road, Bay City, MI 48708. Pastor Jeff Temple officiating. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the Audubon Society, and or the Nature Conservancy.
Arrangements made with Hyatt-Ewald Funeral Home. To sign online guestbook visit www.hyattewald.com