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Phyllis Reed

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Phyllis Eileen Reed, 67, Humboldt, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka.

Phyllis was born Nov. 27, 1945, in Chanute, the daughter of Leonard and Delores (Peck) Krone. She grew up in Humboldt and graduated from Humboldt High School in 1963.

On Oct. 18, 1968, Phyllis married Bobby L. Reed in Chanute. They made their home in Humboldt most of their married lives.

She operated a daycare from her home for a number of years. She began working as a crossing guard for Humboldt Elementary School and then became a janitor. She loved being around children and referred to them as “her babies.” She was an organ donor because she wanted to help her babies.

Phyllis was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Humboldt, where she helped with Bible school and volunteered for many activities.

Survivors are her husband, Bobby Reed; two children, Stephen Reed, Chanute, and Loretta Kapler and husband Ethan, Topeka; two grandchildren, Gannen Reed and Jensena Mangus; her mother, Delores Krone, Humboldt; four siblings, Darrell Krone and wife Susan, Humboldt, LaDonna Krone, Humboldt, Debra Reser and husband Royce, Emporia, and Bob Krone and wife Janis, Humboldt.

She was preceded in death by her father, Leonard Krone.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Humboldt.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery, Humboldt. Memorial choices are St. Peter’s Lutheran Church or Humboldt Elementary School library and may be left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel, Iola.

Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.

 

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