Obituary, Eugene O. Reed

Eugene O. Reed, 79

Anchorage resident Eugene O. Reed, 79, died April 21, 2005, in Lake Clark of natural causes.

At his request, no service is planned. His ashes will be scattered at his retirement home in Lake Clark.

Mr. Reed was born Feb. 6, 1926, in Dover, Idaho. He attended the University of Idaho where he received a Bachelor of Science in agriculture. He was a member of the U.S. Navy and served on the USS Franklin during World War II.

He moved to Anchorage in 1963. After his separation from the military, he worked for State Farm Insurance as an agency manager until retiring in 1989.

Mr. Reed is survived by his wife, Beth Reed; daughters, Connie Shaw and Raelene Helin; son, Jeff Reed; five granddaughters and two grandsons.

Memorial donations may be directed to Timber Pointe Outdoor Center, 20 Timber Pointe Lane, Hudson, IL 61748; or to Rett Syndrome, 9121 Piscataway Road, Clinton, MD 20735.

Family members and friends may leave memorial tributes at

Arrangements were provided by Witzleben Family Funeral Homes in Anchorage.

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