Sunday, July 01, 2007

Obituary: Donald J. Reed - Class of 1966

Donald J. Reed,
UW Senior, Dies

Donald J. Reed, 22, of 4114 Major Ave., died Friday (Mar. 12, 1971) in a hospital after a long illness.

He was a senior at the University of Wisconsin majoring in speech and communications and was a member of St. Dennis Catholic Church and the University Handicapped Club.

Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Marguerite Reed, 4114 Major Ave.; two sisters, Kathryn, at home; and Mrs. Robert Corcoran, 5108 Maher Ave; and a brother, Robert, Alice Springs, Australia.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the church. Friends may call after 4 p.m. today at the Gunderson Funeral Home, 5202 Monona Dr., where the rosary will be recited at 7:30 tonight.

Memorials may be made to the church of the Muscular Dystrophy Research Foundation.

Note: The above was originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on March 14, 1971. At this time, obituaries were still "news stories," written by newspaper staff, not families; submitted by Gerhard Ellerkamp (Class of 1966).

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