Pauline M. Reed, 86, of New Windsor, Illinois died Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline.
A private family visitation will be held, prior to cremation. Memorials may be left in her name at www.focusonthefamily.com. Dennison Funeral Home, Viola is handling arrangements.
Pauline was born December 19, 1929 in Hagan, Virginia the daughter of Robert and Martha Ely Morris. She married James R. Reed on April 26, 1952 in Elkhart, Indiana. They were married until his death on July 19, 2000. For 25 years, Pauline worked as a Registered Nurse at Illini Hospital, retiring in 1995. She enjoyed gardening, quilting and sewing.
Those left to cherish her memory are her daughters and sons-in-law: Cherie Minch of Missouri, Michelle and Brian Wheeler of Moline, IL, Kim and Mike Johnson of Cordova, IL, Ruth and Scott Thompson of Minnesota and Mary and Fran VanHoorewege of Florida; 11 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and son-in-law: Jack Minch.
Online condolences may be left at www.dennisonfuneralhome.com.