evered Deacon Joseph Wayne Reed, who spent nearly 18 years in the Monticello area, passed away on February 22, 2009 of natural causes.
He was born on March 8, 1926. He married Betty Arlene Brannen on January 29, 1951. They were married for 58 years.
They are the parents of five children, Roland, Cindy, Steve, Jeff and Cathy.
He served for 30 years in the US Navy, and for 25 years as a Catholic Deacon. He and his wife arrived in Monticello in 1978. He served as deacon of St. Joseph’s Church in Monticello through 1996.
Private graveside services will be held at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, OR.