Kent M. Reed Sr., 87, of Pueblo, Colo., passed away Oct. 29, 2011. He was surrounded by loving family and friends. He was preceded in death by Marna Mae, his first wife of 46 years. He is survived by his wife, Betty; children, Kent Jr. (Christine), Robert (Elma), and Kathy (Daryl) Lake; stepchildren, Cheri Wilkerson (Bobby Reed) and Rae (Russ) Thomas; brother, George (Delores) Plemmons; sisters, Carolyn (John) Kelsey, Betty (Dave) Hagberg and Mary Hoskins; sister-in-law, Irene (Jim) Weeks and Velma (Bill) McCormick; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and many friends. Kent retired from the C&W Railway Company, as an engineer, with over 45 years of service and was an active member of Pueblo Mennonite Church. He had a love for fishing and telling stories to family and especially the grandchildren. Funeral service, 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com

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  1. My most heartfelt sympathy to you all. I have wonderful memories of your Dad and the many times he drove us all to play music somewhere. Hold your memories in your hearts and he will forever be close by.

  2. To the Reed Family,
    We want to share our condolences with your family. May God be with you in this time of sorrow and may you feel his comforting hand upon your shoulders.

  3. Kenny,Bob,Kathy and families,
    My heartfelt condolences to you all. You had such great parents! I am thankful that they both were such a big part of my life over the years. You have all been in my thoughts and prayers.
    Love from your cousin,
    Vickie

  4. Mrs. Reed, Kent, Cathy, Bobby and family,
    May the Lord provide you with comfort and His grace during this time of loss. So many fond memories of our childhood and high school days….can’t imagine the stories Mr. Reed could share of the late nights we may have put him through. God bless,
    Rick Ramirez

  5. Ken, Kathy and Bob
    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I will always think of your dad as Uncle Kent, I have some very fond memories of him.

  6. Kent, Bobby, and Cathy,

    I have many pleasant memories of your Dad; telling stories and corney jokes, or enjoying some music. Please know that Martha and I pray that God will help to console you and your families.

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