Aberdeen, SD-Memorial service for Reed R. Healy, 69, of Aberdeen will be 10:00 am, Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Carlsen Funeral Home and Crematory. Rev. Michael Jacobson will officiate.
Inurnment at Sunset Memorial Gardens with Masonic and military rites.
Reed died December 2, 2018 at his home.
Reed Robert Healy, son of Robert John and Juliet (Peterson) Healy was born December 8, 1948 in Britton, SD. He grew up in Langford, graduating from Langford High School with the class of 1967. He then attended and graduated from North Dakota State School of Science in Wahpeton in 1969, from the Electrical Technology Program. He moved to Sioux Falls where he did an electrician apprenticeship.
Reed was united in marriage to Deanna Delzer on November 21, 1970 in Zion Lutheran Church at Ellendale, ND. Reed joined the United States Marine Corps on July 27, 1970. He was stationed in California and Okinawa, Japan. After three years of service, he was honorably discharged and returned to Sioux Falls. In 1975, they moved to Aberdeen. He and Deanna started their own business, The Electric Company of SD, which they operated until 2010, when they sold the business.
Reed enjoyed hunting, fishing and hiking. For many years, Reed and Deanna wintered in Mesa, AZ. He liked to ride UTV’s in the Black Hills and Arizona. He always looked forward to having coffee with his friends.
Reed was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. He was a Mason and a member of Tinta Lodge #116, Yelduz Shrine and Sidney L. Smith American Legion Post #24.
Grateful for having shared Reed’s life are his wife, Deanna; son, Chad Healy and his children, Sophia and Brennan of St. Louis Park, MN; daughter, Sara Healy of Reno, NV; three brothers, Dennis (Diane) Healy of Roy Lake, SD, Blair (Yvonne) Healy of Langford, SD and Curtis Healy of Roy Lake, SD and sister, Marilyn Foote of Madison, SD.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials to Yelduz Shrine Transportation Fund or Langford Area Community Foundation.
Carlsen Funeral Home and Crematory of Aberdeen has been entrusted with arrangements.