I am so sorry to hear this. A finer man I have never known and the memories of working with Dale and listening to him tell a story will last with me forever. Condolences to the Reed Family.
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Dale Clayton Reed, 88, of Muscatine, passed away on Saturday, December 22, 2018, at Lutheran Living Senior Campus.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, December 26, 2018, at Greenwood Cemetery. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of the service.
Dale was born on March 22, 1930, in Rock Island County, Illinois, the son of Ed and Nona Pullen Reed. He married Shirley F. Thompson on July 3, 1946, in Muscatine. She preceded him in death on May 6, 2014.
He retired from Muscatine Power and Water in 1993. He was a self-taught maker of knives. He enjoyed touring on his motorcycle throughout the country and also enjoyed camping on the Cedar River.
Those left to honor his memory include his children, Judy E. Reed and husband, Russell Kaldenberg, of Trona, California, Clayton L. Reed and wife, Mikey, of Muscatine, Bev D. Howard and husband, Earl, of Cincinnati, Ohio, Sandy J. Anderson of Muscatine, and David Reed and wife, Dawn of Des Moines; eight grandchildren, Monica Hopkins, Eric Reed, Ashley Howard, Whitney Spradling, Aaron Anderson, Saxon Hutmacher, Casey Kaldenberg, and Cathy Ringlstetter; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; and his siblings, Meredith, Martin, Ruth, Merle, Elza, Frank, Clara Ellen, Wayne and Lauren.
Clayton, Mikey and family, we want to extend our deepest sympathy in the loss of your Dad. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family. Prayers, and hugs...
Judy and Clayton, my sincere sympathy goes to your and your family for your loss.
Clayton and family, I am so sorry for your loss, Dale and Shirley were perfect neighbors years ago, our children grew up with you and siblings, my prayers go out to all of you.
Clayton, so sorry for your loss. Deepest sympathy to you and family. Nadine Vance
My deepest sympathy goes out to the family at this sad time. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
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