"Concerned with the General Welfare of the Deaf of Iowa"

Updated  July 26, 2021

Lillian Karen Reed

September 8, 1938—October 6, 2019

Lillian Karen Reed, age 81, of Council Bluffs, passed away October 6, 2019, at CHI-Mercy Hospital.

Lillian was born in Beebeetown, Iowa to the late Henry and Florence Bazyn. She was a longtime volunteer for the Omaha and Council Bluffs Deaf Community and Iowa School for the Deaf. Lillian was a member of the ISD Hall of Fame, member of the Birthday Club Gals, Council Bluffs Silent Club. She retired from Charles Schneider Furniture, after 34 years of service.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded by husband, Carl and brother, Russell.

Survivors include son, David and wife Patty, of Omaha; 4 grandchildren Corey, Elizabeth, Nicklas and Robin; step-grandchild, Patrick Adkison; great-grandchildren, Troy and Lena.

Lillian will be laid to rest in Memorial Park Cemetery.

There were a memorial service for her at Omaha Association of the Deaf Hall, 4050 Hillside Ave., Omaha starting at noon on October 20, 2019.

Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home, Council Bluffs handles her funeral aarrangements.

Thanks to Rosella O’Neal for the information.