Catherine ‘Cathy’ Reed age 69, of Lima went to be with her heavenly father 1:10 p.m., Thursday Sept. 15, at St. Rita’s Medical Center surrounded by her family. She was born Jan. 5, 1942 in Van Wert to James Richard and Harriette Elizabeth English Miller, both parents are deceased. She married Richard ‘Dick’ Reed Sept. 6, 1960 and he survives in Lima.
Additional survivors include 4 daughters: Ann Erpenbeck of Cincinnati, Ruth Reed of Louisville, Missy Reed of Louisville and Heidi Reed of Rockford, 4 grandchildren: Jessica, Bo, Quenton and Michael Erpenbeck, a sister: Gretchen (Ford) Bollenbacher, her beloved pet Maize and a host of friends and church family.
She was preceded in death by a brother: James Miller.
She was a member of Shawnee Alliance Church where she had been a part of the Deep Healing Ministry and had been a deaconess. She was a supporter of Right to Life and Heartbeat of Lima.
The family will receive friends 3:00 -5:00 Sunday at Shawnee Alliance Church 4455 Shawnee Road Lima. The memorial service will follow at 5:30 with Dr. Daniel Messner officiating.
Memorial contributions may be given to Shawnee Alliance Church where floral deliveries may be received at the church from 1 to 2:30 Sat.