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Eldonna Reed, 85

Eldonna "Donna" Reed, 85, died Wednesday, October 30, 2013.

Eldonna was born August 20, 1928 in Hendricks, the daughter of Albert and Emilie (Eichhorn) Ahrendt. She attended school in Hendricks.

On February 16, 1951, Eldonna was united in marriage to Arthur William Reed in Sioux City, Iowa. The couple resided in Sioux City for a couple of years before purchasing a farm in Clarissa. The Reeds were blessed with two children, Connie and Billy. In the early 1980s, the couple retired and moved to Alexandria where they enjoyed 13 years on Mill Lake before moving into town.

Donna will be remembered as a woman who had a strong faith, virtues, was a hard worker and a very determined woman.

She is survived by her two children, Connie and husband, Jerry Schultz of Fort Wayne, IN; Billy of Alexandria; grandson, Jonathan of Fort Wayne, IN; and brother, Lyle.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur; two sisters and one brother.

Funeral services were held Saturday, November 2 at 10 a.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Alexandria. Burial was at Geneva Cemetery.

Arrangements are with Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria;