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Darlene M. Reed, age 93, of Lindstrom, Minnesota, passed away on January 14, 2023.
Darlene was born on August 20, 1929 in Jackson, Minnesota to parents John and Meta (Struck) Hasbargen. She graduated from Jackson High School in 1947. She married Robert W. Reed on July 14, 1957.
Darlene enjoyed gardening, crossword puzzles, sewing and making clothing. She was a volunteer with numerous groups such as the food serving committee at Chisago Lake Lutheran Church, a leader with the Excelsior 4-H club and the 4-H auction, and Meals-on-Wheels. She worked at Farm Bureau Insurance in North Branch, Minnesota for many years and issued local burning permits for the DNR for over 30 years. Darlene and her husband Robert were also awarded Farming Family of the year for 1979, which was the first year the award was given out.
She is preceded in death by her husband Robert W. Reed (2002); brothers Donald and Robert Hasbargen; brother-in-law’s Glenn Reed and Harold Frantz; sister-in-law’s Doris Frantz, Janet Reed, and Elsie Reed.
Darlene is survived by her sons Jeffrey (Bonnie) of Hampton, MN, David (Kathy) of Lindstrom, MN, and Brian (Cerrita) of Manheim, PA; grandchildren Jason (Becky) Reed, Justin (Taryn) Reed, Jessica (Matt) Beissel, Daniel (Marisa) Reed, Jenny (Jeff) Olson, Joey (Annie) Reed, Kellen Reed, and Oksana Reed; great grandchildren Kendra and Taylor Reed, Koy and Krew Reed, Maddison, Lily, and John Beissel, Gianna and Daniel Reed, Kadence and Ryan Olson, Vincent Reed, and Katarina Engdahl; brother-in-law Vincent Reed, sister-in-law Mary Hasbargen.
Funeral Service 11 a.m. Friday, January 20, 2023 at Chisago Lake Lutheran Church in Center City, Minnesota. Visitation 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Grandstrand Funeral Home in Lindstrom, Minnesota and one hour prior to the service at church. Interment at Hillside Cemetery in Center City. Condolences may be expressed online at www.grandstrandfh.com