Carol Lynn Reid age 68 of Howard city passed away Friday, February 14, 2020 after a long courageous battle with Early Onset Alzheimer’s disease.
Carol was born April 17, 1951 in Lakeview, Michigan to Harry and Kathryn Reid. She went to the one room Oak Grove Schoolhouse & graduated third in her class from Tri County High School in 1970.
Carol worked many years as a waitress at the Village Inn restaurant in Pierson. She later worked at a florist as she had an amazing talent for floral design.
Carol was a beautiful, kind person with a heart of gold who loved morel mushroom hunting and spending time with her family. She also loved music and had an incredible green thumb as was reflected in her many plants, gardens and perennial beds.
Carol was with her best friend and partner of 35 years Jess Squires of Howard city who is left behind to cherish her memory along with her two daughters, Holly(Christopher)Irwin of Rockford & Sarah Dadd of Morley, 3 grandchildren Chase Hellner, Madison Irwin & Sawyer Irwin all of Rockford, a sister Faith(Dale) Dietz of Muskegon, a brother Larry Reid of Newaygo and a cousin Nancy(Larry)Sleeth of Illinois as well as many nieces and nephews who she loved very much.
Carol was preceded in death by her parents Harry E & Kathryn E Reid, 2 brothers Gene Reid & Jerry Reid & a nephew Michael Dietz.
Cremation has taken place and there will be an intimate memorial service at a later date.
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