Jean Tower Reid, age 80, passed away Monday, February 1, 2010, at her residence. Born in Niagara Falls, NY, February 14, 1929, she was daughter of the late Harold and Natalie (Nee: North) Tower. On December 27, 1950, she was united in marriage to G. Williams “Bill” Reid who preceded her in death Dec. 15, 2000.
Jean was passionate about environmental issues and had a great love of nature that was beautifully reflected in her artwork. She will be remembered as a natural athlete who made every sport seem effortless. Above all, she was a devoted wife, mother and friend.
Surviving are her son, Bill (Nicole) Reid of Racine; daughter, Karen Reid of North Carolina; nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sister, Mary T. Moore.
A Memorial Service will be held Friday, February 5, 2010, at 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Friends are welcome to visit with the family beginning at 3:30 p.m. Memorials to The Prairie School, R.A.M. and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology have been suggested.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Peppa and Vanya, and many other wonderful caregivers of Eldcare Services who have provided love and compassion to Jean over the years.
MARESH-MEREDITH AND ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888