January 29, 2023

John K. Reed
Age: 71
Died: Thursday, July 30, 2015 at Lane County Hospital in Dighton
Born: March 13, 1944 at Garden City
Parents: Charlie A. & Easter Anna (Lawrence) Reed
Marriage: to Janis K. West on July 5, 1964 at Dighton

Memberships: First Christian Church of Dighton
National Rifle Association

John graduated with the Class of 1962 from Dighton High School. He attended Wichita School of Technology. He returned to Dighton and worked at the Farmers Oil before starting SACO in 1972, a heating and air conditioning business. For over 15 years he also served as a Deputy for the Lane County Sheriff Department. John was a Master Hunter Safety Instructor and did gunsmith work out of his home. He enjoyed hunting, riding his scooters around town and being involved with his Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his Parents, 2 Brothers- Charlie Reed & Roger Uppendahl & 1 Sister- Carol Smith.

Survivors: Wife Janis Reed Home
1 Son Travis K. Reed Larned
3 Daughters Sonya R. Reed Dighton
Rachelle D. Crawford Independence, Missouri
Stephanie A. Gruver Yankton, South Dakota
1 Brother Larry Reed Arlington, Virginia
1 Sister Janis Yeager Larned
12 Grandchildren
4 Great-Grandchildren

Funeral Service: 10:30 AM Monday
Place: First Christian Church in Dighton
Officiating: Rev Aerii Smith & Pastor Alana Chapman
Burial: Dighton Memorial Cemetery
Memorials: First Christian Church or Lane County Historical Society
In care of Boomhower Funeral Home
Calling Hours: Noon to 8:00 PM Sunday
At Boomhower Funeral Home in Dighton
Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com