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Betty Jean Reed

September 16, 1940 ~ April 5, 2018 (age 77)
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Betty Jean Reed passed away April 05, 2018.

She was born to Clarence & Lillian (Brown) Gokel in Alpena, MI, on Sept. 16, 1940.

She is survived by her daughter, Sandy DeMars and husband Daron of Bigfork; a son, Rob Reed & wife Tonya, of Spirit Lake, Idaho; and a son Ryan Reed, and wife Jenny, of Kalispell, 8 grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, a

brother-in-law Bill Reed and family of Lake Havasu, AZ.  Also, nieces, nephews and cousins in CA, MT, MI, GA, FL. She has so many important friends and family that loved her, and she them.  There are too many to be included here.

She worked at the post office, as a seamstress, and worked at Lake view care center for about 25 years as a nurse’s assistant, and then a ward clerk.

She married her husband Phil in 1962 in Michigan and moved to MT with him in 1963.

Barbecue ribs and Mooses pizza were some of her favorite foods. She loved movies, romance novels, line dancing, knitting, scrapbooking, and spending time with her family.

A celebration of life for Betty, along with her husband Phil, who passed away in 2015. Will be held 11:00 a.m. on Friday April 20, 2018, at Buffalo Hill Funeral Home. Friends are encouraged to visit our website at to leave notes of condolences for the family. Buffalo Hill Funeral Home and Crematory caring for the family.


Donations may be made to:

Enduring Waves.
P.O. Box 475, Helena MT 59624

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