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1 A Reed Family Photo Album A photographic journey through the lives of Bob, Mary, Dan, Ruth, and Mark Reed

2 Mary Reeds Iowa roots... Clockwise, starting upper left: Owen G. Jones, Mary Reeds maternal grandfather; Cecile Jones, Marys mother; Eunice Jones, Marys aunt; Mary Elizabeth Jones, Marys maternal grandmother; young Burton Jones, Marys uncle Circa 1921, Williamsburg, Iowa

3 Mary Reed, with her mother Cecile Frazier Circa 1945

4 Here are Bob Reeds Oklahoma roots... L to R: Bobs maternal Grandmother, Addie Mae McPherson (one half Creek Indian), Bobs mother, Maggie Reed, Bobs father, Morris Reed. The baby is Daniel Reed, born December 7, 1951.

5 More of Bob Reeds Oklahoma roots... L to R: Maggie (Bobs mother); young Daniel; Little Sue (Bobs sister); Shirley (Bobs sister); Bob; Morris (Bobs father) Circa 1952

6 Mary Reeds mother, Cecile Jones Frazier. Aunt Cele taught kindergarten in Williamsburg, Iowa for 30 years. She was one of the few women who were not forced to quit teaching when she had children. Her husband, Paul, was off working construction for the War Department in Alaska, so Cecile was a single mother during much of World War II. Circa 1955

7 Bob and Mary Reed, immediately after their wedding service on June 17, 1949 at the First Presbyterian Church in Iowa City, Iowa. Mary passed away in June 2005, 11 days before their 56 th wedding anniversary. Bob passed away 3 months and 3 weeks later. They were still very much in love.

8 Mary Reeds father, Paul, holding her son Daniel, 1952 In the background: Cousin Susan Yearian holding her brother David Yearian

9 Mary Reed with her mother Cecile Frazier and her new son, Daniel 1952

10 Mary Reed, with her mother-in-law Maggie Reed, holding young Daniel 1952 (boy, everyone wants to hold young Daniel, huh?)

11 After young Daniel, along came Baby Ruth. She is being held by Bob and standing in front of them is Daniel the Indian. Even at a young age, he was proud of his Native American roots. 1955

12 While teaching high school Biology in Monticello, Iowa, Bob Reed attended night school to earn his Masters degree in Counseling from the University of Iowa. 1957

13 One of our favorite photos: young Daniel, ecstatic in the snow. 1954, Unionville, Missouri

14 Bob Reed, Dean of Men, Parsons College Fairfield, Iowa 1960 Bob was in his early thirties. A History of Higher Education Trivia Tidbit Source: accno=ED454787

15 After Baby Ruth came Little Mark. Hes being held by his big sister. Check out Marys snazzy hat! Circa 1959

16 The Reeds, all gussied up. Mary sure liked her swanky hats. Circa 1963

17 The Reed family with Marys parents, Paul and Cecile Frazier, circa 1960. For you Stochls, Yearians, and Calvins: this photo was taken in front of the old Jones Funeral Home, (which is now the Williamsburg Library) – it was directly across the street (northwest) from Jons Pizza Haus (which is adjacent to the now defunct Jones Furniture Store) – the Jones businesses were started by O.G. Jones, father of Cecile, Eunice, and Burton Jones - to learn more about your heritage, go to: and click on Jones, O.G.

18 Bob, working at an Orientation event SIU-Edwardsville Circa 1967

19 All dressed up for church – thats when our parents always pulled out the old Kodak instamatic. Top to bottom: Dan, Ruth, and Mark Reed 1967

20 Hobknobbin with the big shots Bob Reed SIU-Edwardsville Circa 1968

21 Bob playing horseshoes at one of the dozens of student events he helped organize. SIU-Edwardsville Circa 1968

22 Flashforward.... Flashback 19781988 1998

23 Bottom: Dan, Mary, Bob, Mitch (Craigs son); Top: Dora (Marks wife), Mark, Ruth, Craig (Ruths husband) 1998

24 Yearians and Jones Bottom L to R: Eunice Jones Yearian, Burton Jones, Ramona (Burtons wife). Top: David Yearian, Susan Yearian Stochl, Bronlyn Jones Bauer, Rhys Jones 1998

25 Bob and Mary Reed, 2000

26 One of the last photos in which most of us were together before mom and dad passed away in 2005. Dan was there in spirit. Dads birthday, April 2005


28 Nowdays... Dan with Cousin Maude in Oklahoma, 2009 Ruth and Craig in Illinois, 2009 And… next page

29 In Arizona – Left top to bottom: niece Taylor, Wanda (Doras sister) Mike (Wandas husband). Right top to bottom: Mark, Dora, Bill (Dora and Wandas dad) Mark and extended family, 2009

30 Hope you enjoyed the... Reed Family Photo Album Happy Holidays to you and yours!

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