Robert D. Reed

Robert D. Reed, 92, Valparaiso, Indiana, formerly of Michigan City, Indiana passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 6:15 am in VNA of Northwest Indiana Hospice Center, Valparaiso, Indiana.

Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, October 2, 2020 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Buffalo & 10th Streets, Michigan City, Indiana with Rev. Kevin Huber officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Michigan City, Indiana. Visitation will be from 10:30 am -11:00 am, Friday at S. Mary's Catholic Church. Arrangements are being handled by the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington St., Michigan City, Indiana.

He was born September 21, 1928 in Danville, Illinois to the late Marvin and Gladys (Pringle) Reed. On November 12, 1949 in Michigan City, Indiana he married Bernadette "Elaine"Nespo who preceded him in death on June 15, 2018.
Surviving are Son, Michael (Michaele) Reed of Waukesha, Wisconsin; four daughters, Nancy (Pat) McCue of South Bend, Indiana, Susan (John) Wall of Long Beach, Indiana, Beth (Rick ) Yukon of Valparaiso, Indiana and Linda (Tony) Wintek of La Porte, Indiana; Twenty-one Grandchildren, Katie Wall (Danny) Bronny, Brigid Wall (Brian) McKee, Maureen Wall (Marty) Preston, Margaret Wall (Chris) Collins, Sheila Wall (Svenn) Mikkelson, Sean (Kelli) Wall, Nellie Wall (Tristen) Peffley, Nora Wall (Matt) Block, Rosemary Wall, Allison (Jim) Napoli, Christy (Matt) Bartek, Tim (Jennifer) McCue, Dan (Melissa) McCue, Meghan (Josh) McWhirter, Melissa (Craig) Minnick, Sarah (Mike) Darnell, Nicholas (Leah) Reed, Shannon Reed, Jennifer (Jay) Foldenauer, Stephanie Wintek, Andrew (Brittany) Wintek; 43 great-grandchildren;

Bob retired after 42 years as a Lab Manager/Supervisor with NIPSCO. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Michigan City, Indiana, and was a spiritual leader for many years at the former Red Oaks Nursing Home. Bob in his early years was a tap dancer and piano player entertaining many people and also was in the church choir and part of the late Rudy Hart Barbershop quartets for many years. He enjoyed participating in numerous bowling leagues and crewing for sailboats along with the maintenance of those vessels. Bob was just a great guy who loved watching the Cubs especially seeing them win the world series.

Contributions may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church 411 W. 11th St. Michigan City, IN 46360.

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