Date Posted: 2011-03-08


John "Jack" Reed, 78, of Cozad died Tuesday, March 8, 2011, at Golden Living Care Center in Cozad.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Berryman Funeral Home Chapel in Cozad with Nathan Rhea officiating. Burial will be at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery northeast of Cozad.

Visitation will be from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

He was born Oct. 3, 1932, on a farm east of Lexington to J. Frank and Beulah (Courter) Reed.

On Jan. 20, 1952, he married Gail Christiansen in Cozad.

Survivors include his wife; sons, John of Cozad and Douglas of Seward; daughters, Marcia Pedersen of Plattsmouth, Deb Meredith and Terri Hergenrader, both of Gothenburg, and Kim Morse of Omaha; brothers, Larry of Lexington, Dennis of Kearney and David of Bennington; sisters, Shirley Hill and Linda Bonner, both of Kearney; 16 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.