Patricia Joyce Rogers Reed, our beloved mother, sister, aunt, and friend, died February 20, 1998 of complications from pneumonia.
Patricia was born July 6, 1928 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Willard D.and Ivey Arlene Brain Rogers. She married George Davies Reed, November 23, 1951 in the Salt Lake Temple. He died October 25, 1986. Patricia graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a Masters Degree in Education from the University of Utah and taught many years in the Rose Park, Washington, Lowell, and Wasatch Elementary schools. She was an active member of the LDS Church.Patricia's greatest priority in life were her children and grandchildren. She'll be remembered as a generous, loving, and hardworking mother, grandmother, and friend.
She's survived by her sons and daughters, David (Carol) Reed, Rebecca (Craig) Cottrell, Robyn (Blaine) Taylor, Stephen Reed, Michael (Shelly) Reed, and Richard (Jeanne) Reed; 17 grandchildren, Christopher, Mark, Jonathan, Matthew, Robert, Alyssa, Matthew, Nathan, Ashley, Bradley, Alison, Neil, Shawn, Annie, Rachel, Ruth, and Jackson; and two brothers, Edward B. (Janie) Rogers, and Willard B. Rogers. Preceded in death by her husband, a sister, Shauna; and brother, Howard.
Funeral services will be held Monday, February 23, 1998 at 12 noon, at the Ensign 5th Ward, 589 18th Avenue. Family and friends may call Sunday 6-8 pm at Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, and Monday 10:45-11:45 AM at the ward. Interment Salt Lake City Cemetery.
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