Magdalene “Maggie” Elizabeth Reed, 91, Clear Lake

Funeral Announcement

Magdalene “Maggie” Elizabeth Reed, age 91, of Clear Lake, died Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at the IOOF Home in Mason City, Iowa.

Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 1, 2017, at the Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home in Osage with Pastor Andy Reed officiating. Inurnment will be at the Osage Cemetery.

Maggie was born June 4, 1925, in Manly, Iowa, the daughter of Emanuel and Barbara (Frank) Basgall. She graduated from Manly High School in 1943. On August 31, 1943, she married Delmer Grant Reed in Paris, Texas. Maggie operated a restaurant in Riceville and had a used furniture and clothing business. She also worked at the Knitting Mill in Osage. She later served as a caretaker at Opportunity Village in Clear Lake. Maggie enjoyed spending time with family, fishing, crocheting, gardening, playing cards, slot machines, reading and golfing.

Maggie is survived by her daughter, Marjorie (Larry) Munn of Clear Lake, and their sons, Douglas (Michele) Munn and children, Haley, Tyler, Brianna and Kyden, Stephen (Camri), Shanda (Jennifer), Bliss and Emily and Troy Munn and son, Kevin; her daughter, Kathy (Joe) Whitinger of Elma, and their children, Jamie (Ken) Gansen and children, Joey and Josie, Jason (Vanessa) Whitinger and children, Rylie and Dawson, Jarvis (Jill) Whitinger and children, Jasie K., Jared, Jakob and Jayla, and Joshua (Jessy) Whitinger and children, Evelyn, Lucas and Ada; her son, Thomas (Norma) Reed of Altoona, and their children, Melanie (Brian) Beath and children, Johnathan, Samuel, and Benjamin, Becky (Paul) Hansen and children, Jaden and Ethan, Andy (Chelsea) Reed and children, Henry, Sydney and Abby, and Katie (James) Brown.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Delmer Reed; her grandson, James Michael Whitinger; brothers, Slyvester (Carol) Basgall, Joseph (Dorothy) Basgall, Clarence (Gertrude) Basgall and Jacob (Elaine) Basgall; and sisters, Mary (Ermine) Todd, Rose (Mark) Mandt, Katie (Jack) Hebel and Barbara (Charles) Lenhart.

Information available and condolences accepted at
Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home, 641-732-3706