Romona M. Reed, 79, of Elkhart passed away at her home surrounded by her family on Sunday, November 24, 2019. Romona was born on October 6, 1940 in North Vernon, IN to Leland Paul and Edna L. (Carey) Wagner. On March 28, 1964 in Las Vegas, Nevada she married Howard E. Reed.
Romona was loving, wife, mom, sister, grandma and great grandma. She was a nanny for over 21 years. She loved sewing, collecting nut crackers, coloring and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Romona is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Howard Reed, their son Leland R. (Maria L.) Reed of Elkhart, grandchildren, Jacob Moses (Misty) Reed, Jonathan Reed, Joseph (Julie) Reed and Jessica Reed; 10 great-grandchildren, and her sister Karen (Art) Hart of Knoxville, TN. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother James Wagner.
Funeral services will be at 12pm on Friday, November 29, 2019 at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, 1531 Cobblestone Blvd., Elkhart, IN 46514. Friends may visit with her family one hour before funeral services at the funeral home. Pastor Jon Ranous will be officiating. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Valley Memorial Park in Granger. Online condolences may be made on the funeral home website.
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