Dorothy Irene (Sines) Reed
Dorothy Irene (Sines) Reed, 85, of Rifle, Colorado, passed away on September 1, 2015. She passed away peacefully with her family around her. Dorothy was born October 12, 1929, in Hayden, Colorado. She graduated from Hayden High School in 1948. Dorothy married Junior Archie Reed on July 4, 1950, in Delta. They moved to Rifle in the 1960s. With their seven children, they ran Reed’s Auto Service in Silt for many years. Dorothy then worked for Master Petroleum until she retired. Dorothy loved to spend her time with family and friends. She enjoyed vegetable and flower gardening, watching birds and wildlife, and lightning and thunder storms.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Nellie Sines; sister, Elizabeth; brothers Joe and Don; her husband, Junior Reed; and son John Reed. Dorothy is survived by her sisters Mae, Marilyn and Margaret; brother, Jim; children Charlie (Mary) Reed, Andy (Kristine) Reed, George (Pam) Reed, Cindy (David) Boyd, Cathy (Randy) Urban and Joe (Rebecca) Reed; 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and many other family and friends.
A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, September 8, 2015, at 2 p.m. at the Church of the Open Door in Rifle with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Rifle Library or Hospice of the Valley.
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