Martha Reeder

July 9, 2013 • Obituaries


August 6, 1925 – July 6, 2013

Martha E. Reeder passed away July 6, 2013, at TRU Community Care Center in Louisville, Colo. She was 87 years old.

Martha was born Aug. 6, 1925, in Alliance, Ohio, to Lucius Graham and Lucille (Reed) Ellett. She grew up in New Mexico and graduated from Roswell High School in 1943.

In 1945, she married John B. Anderson; they later [auth] divorced. In 1971, she married Chuck Reeder, who preceded her in death in 2002.
Martha was a homemaker and then worked for her husband Chuck at Reeder Insurance.

She moved to Longmont, Colo., in 2004, from Littleton, Colo. Martha was a member of Grace Evangelical Free Church; enjoyed playing bridge with the Newcomers group and volunteering at the Longmont Senior Center. She was an avid golfer and bridge player and loved reading, sewing and quilting.

Martha was preceded in death by her former husband John and her husband Chuck in 2002; two brothers and three sisters.

She is survived by her son John E. Anderson and his wife Merna of Calhan, Colo.; her daughters Ann Petersen and her husband Dennis of Boulder, Colo. and Becky Dody and her husband Bill of Greeley, Colo.; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Grace Evangelical Free Church, 2415 Lake Park Drive, Longmont, Colo. Cremation entrusted to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory. Memorial contributions can be made to the Grace Care Fund, or TRU Community Care Center. Visit to share condolences.

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