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Margaret Reed

May 24, 1949 — May 8, 2018

Margaret Reed


Margaret Louise Reed, 68, passed from this life on Tuesday, May 8, 2018.

She was born on May 24, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois to Alma J. (Carlson) and Arthur L. Anderson.

She was raised in Chicago, IL. After graduating from Taft High School in June 1967, she enrolled at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Northwestern in 1971 with a degree in Mathematics. After teaching Math for three years , Margaret changed career paths. She became a computer programmer-analyst and earned an MBA degree from DePaul University in 1979.

Margaret married the love of her life, Clarence E. Reed on March 19, 1977 at Edison Park Lutheran Church in Chicago, IL. After her marriage to Clarence and the arrival of their daughter Katherine, they relocated to Minneapolis, MN. Later they moved again to Houston where Margaret merged her two careers and worked as the Director of Information Technology for CyFair ISD.

She retired in 2012 and the family moved to Kerrville in 2015. In both Houston and Kerrville, Margaret was an active member of St. Timothy Lutheran Church (Houston) and Hosanna Lutheran Church (Kerrville) and faithfully volunteered with various organizations, including Living Water International ( Nicaragua) Salem Lutheran Church (Kenya Vision Clinic), LINC Houston, First Tee Houston, Peterson Regional Hospital, Hill Country Memorial Hospital, Pregnancy Resource Center and Texas Master Naturalist Hill Country Chapter.

Margaret is preceded in death by her parents.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Clarence E. Reed; daughter, Katherine L. Reed; brother, John E. Anderson and wife Kris; nephew, Matt Anderson and wife Maria; niece, Amanda Buckowski and husband John; great nieces and nephews, Nate; Miley; Murphy; Melissa; and Maddie.

Margaret was a kind, loving woman who cared about her family and friends and graciously gave of her time and talents as a volunteer for organizations she cared about. She will be missed by all who knew her.

A Celebration of Life will be held May 24, 2018 with a visitation at 9:30am followed by a memorial service at 10:30am at Hosanna Lutheran Church, 134 Camp Meeting Road, Kerrville TX.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hill Country Chapter Texas Master Naturalists, P.O. Box 293972, Kerrville, TX 78029.

Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Kerrville Funeral Home. (830) 895-5111

Visitation Schedule

Visitation
Hosanna Lutheran Church
134 Camp Meeting Road
Kerrville, TX  78028
Thursday, May 24, 2018
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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Service Schedule

Memorial Service
Hosanna Lutheran Church
134 Camp Meeting Road
Kerrville, TX  78028
Thursday, May 24, 2018
10:30 AM
Map & Directions



Memorial Contributions

Hill Country Chapter Texas Master Naturalists
P.O. Box 293972
Kerrville, TX 78029

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