Ruth A. Reedy



Ruth A. Disque Reedy, 77, of Brownstown, passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, at her home.

Born Oct. 3, 1939, in Brownstown, she was the daughter of Edison Franklin Disque and Mary Elizabeth Goss Disque, both of whom preceded her in death. On March 15, 1958, she married John E. Reedy, who passed away in October 1999.

Ruth was a 1957 graduate of Brownstown High School. She had worked in retail accounting at Ben Franklin for 10 years and retired as secretary/treasurer from J.E. Reedy Inc. She most recently was a member of Brownstown Church of the Nazarene, where she served on the church board. She had been a member of Seymour First Church of the Nazarene for 35 years. During those years, she taught prekindergarten at the church. She also had taught vacation Bible school and was active in the ladies ministries at the church.

Survivors include her children, J. Jeffrey (Heather) Reedy, Gregory A. (Alicia) Reedy, Brian A. (Sara) Reedy, Joseph K. (Amy) Reedy, Eric F. (Denise) Reedy and Matt K. (Dianne) Reedy; 14 grandchildren and two stepgrandchildren, Andrew (fiancée Kristen Schacknaman) Reedy, Patrick Reedy, Caleb Reedy, Bethany Reedy, Grant Reedy, Laine Reedy, Elizabeth Reedy, Marissa Reedy, Jared Reedy, Lauren Reedy, Jacob Reedy, Jack Reedy, Ava Reedy, Matthew Reedy, Brad Medford and Jeremy Brown.

Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Ivalene Disque Crum, and two brothers, John Disque and Lebert Disque.

The funeral service will be at noon Tuesday at Brownstown Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Tim Lichtley officiating. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in Brownstown.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and from 11 a.m. until time of service Tuesday at the church.

Memorials may be made to Brownstown Church of the Nazarene or the John and Ruth Reedy Scholarship Fund.

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