Pearl Hester Reid, 85, Elkhart, died 2:29 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, at Elkhart General Hospital. She was born Feb. 18, 1933 in Goshen, to John B. & Fern Elizabeth (Stutsman) Detwiler. On March 28, 1953 in Dunlap, she married Thomas L. Reid Sr. and he died June 11, 1989. Surviving are a daughter, Melody (Dean) Moore, Elkhart, son-in-law, Stanley Blosser, Middlebury, grandchildren, Benzi & Lydia Blosser, Desiree Latisnere-Blosser, Bethany Stanley, Barry & Kristal Blosser, Andrew & Erin Eash, Heather Borosh, Julie & Byron Swartzentruber, Josh & Kelly Reid, Matt Reid, 15 great-grandchildren and siblings, Paul Detwiler, Celina, Ohio, Fred (Pat) Detwiler, Warsaw, Mary (Donald) Rinehart, Elkhart and Rebecca (George) Irvin, Bourbon. Preceding her in death are her parents, husband, Thomas L. Reid Sr., son, Thomas Reid Jr., daughter, Belinda Blosser, granddaughter, Bonnie Blosser, grandson, Brandon Blosser and siblings, John R. Detwiler, Sarah Gross, Ruby Hershberger & Janet Roderick. Pearl worked at Kohls and Elder-Beerman in stocking. She was a member of the Elkhart Valley Church of the Brethren and was a big Cubs fan. Visitation will be 2-6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Goshen, and one hour prior to the 10 a.m. funeral service on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at Elkhart Valley Church of the Brethren, 24955 CR 24, Elkhart. Pastor Mike Martin will officiate. Burial will follow at Rice Cemetery. Memorial donations may be directed to Elkhart Valley Church of the Brethren for the Community Meal Fund. Online condolences may be sent at www.rrefh.com To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Pearl Hester Reid please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Pearl Hester Reid February 18 1933 January 26 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Goshen, state: Indiana