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Gordon Dean Reed, 81

Grand Rapids- Gordon Dean Reed passed into glory on March 1, 2022.

Born in Peoria, Illinois, January 6, 1941, he was the eldest son of Eugene Reed and Valeria (Hancher) Reed. He grew up in Rome, Illinois and had an idyllic American childhood, enjoying the great outdoors and the freedom the 1950s afforded. He attended high school in Chillicothe, Illinois where he met the love of his life, Mary Frances Passe. They married June 11th, 1960 and enjoyed 62 wonderful years of marriage. Gordon attended Eureka College before entering the border patrol. Gordon served as a border patrol agent for 29 year...


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