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Orville L. Reed

Posted By Scott Hanes On September 22, 2020 @ 3:16 pm In Obituaries | 10 Comments

Reed Orville

Orville L. Reed, 99, of Fremont, OH passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 20, 2020 at the Rutherford House. He was born September 30, 1920 in Fremont, the son of Harold O. and Margaret F. (Santoris) Reed. He was a graduate of Fremont Ross High School.

Orville served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1946, during WWII. He married Margaret K. Gottron on November 6, 1943 in Fremont and she preceded him in death on September 13, 1993.

Orville worked at Howard Zink Co. for thirty-five years. Orville then worked for the Fremont City School System as head custodian at Fremont Ross High School for twenty years and retired in December 1988. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, V.F.W. Post 2947 and the Fremont Eagles. He enjoyed camping with the Fort Stephenson Ramblers.

Orville is survived by his children, Terry L. Reed, Cheryl K. Ruggiero, Denny L. Reed and Timothy (Chris) A. Reed, all of Fremont, OH; special companion, Marge Reinhard; four grandchildren; two step grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Margaret K. Reed.

Visitation: Friday, September 25, 2020, from 09:30 am to 11:00 am, at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St, Fremont, OH.

The use of face masks is required while indoors at all services. Social distancing will be observed throughout all services with wait times taking place outdoors. If you would prefer, you may express your condolences below or call the funeral home at 419-332-6409 to request that your name be signed in the guest book.

Services are Private.

Burial will take place at Oakwood Cemetery on Friday beginning at 12:00 p.m. with Military Honors provided by the American Legion and VFW.

Memorials can be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church or Heartland Hospice.

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#1 Condolence By vicki hoffman On September 22, 2020 @ 4:17 pm

So sorry for your loss Cheryl (Sis) and family.

I am sure our Dad’s are sharing many stories about the times they worked together at Howard Zink Corp. Huga

#2 Condolence By Nan Purvis On September 22, 2020 @ 10:46 pm

Sis and Family, So sorry to hear about your Dad. He was a wonderful guy, so good to our girl group taking the camper to East Harbor for us to enjoy after graduation. He always had a smile. Whenever I happened to run into him he never forgot me even after all these years. Please express my sympathy to your brothers and Marge.

#3 Condolence By Myrna Frederick On September 23, 2020 @ 6:53 pm

An so sorry to hear of your dad’s death. had a lot of fun during our camping years. You have my thoughts and prayers.

#4 Condolence By Ned and Cheri Peddicord On September 24, 2020 @ 12:11 am

Sis and family, So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. He sure had a long, fulfilling life. The wonderful memories of your dad will last a lifetime. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers during this sad time.

#5 Condolence By Ned and Cheri Peddicord On September 24, 2020 @ 12:17 am

Sis and family, So sorry to hear about your dad’s passing. He sure had a long, fulfilling life. The wonderful memories of your dad will last a lifetime. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers during this sad time.

Ned and Cheri

#6 Condolence By Faye Kingsborough On September 24, 2020 @ 3:28 pm

To the Reed Family,
So sorry to see the loss of your father. You have my condolences. Thoughts and prayers for all of you.

#7 Condolence By Howard Stierwalt On September 24, 2020 @ 9:24 pm

So sorry to hear of Orville’s passing. Always enjoyed seeing him in the office. Came pretty close to that 100 barrier. Deepest condolences.

#8 Condolence By Larry Fisher On September 25, 2020 @ 1:24 am

Terry, Cheryl, Denny and Tim so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. He was a great guy. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

#9 Condolence By jeanne haubert On September 28, 2020 @ 5:12 pm

Sis, So sorry about your dad. He had a really long life- just 10 days short of 100 years- WOW- I hope all your good memories will help you get through this difficult time. Jeanne Haubert

#10 Condolence By Steve & Nancy Pfefferle On October 4, 2020 @ 12:14 am

Prayers to all


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