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Obituary: Lorean Warnel Reed

Feb. 3, 1952-July 22, 2006

Gresham resident Lorean Warnel Reed, 54, died Saturday, July 22. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 29, at Skyline Memorial Gardens, 4101 N.W. Skyline Blvd., Portland.

Lorean was born Feb. 3, 1952, in Portland to Donald Cyrus and Kathryn Elizabeth (Harris) Reed. She was raised and educated in Portland, where she graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1970. She continued her education at Portland Community College.

Lorean worked for the Bonneville Power Administration for 28 years. She retired in 1999.

She was a member of the Blue Lake Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was active with the Salvation Army. She enjoyed her cats, computers, playing guitar and flying kites on the Oregon Coast.

Survivors include her sisters, Margaret Knight of Vancouver, Wash., Judy Rogers of Virginia Beach, Va., and Diane Mendoza of Portland; and brothers, Steven Reed of Troutdale, Robert Reed of Vancouver and Michael Reed of Portland.

Memorial contributions can be made to the National Kidney Foundation of Oregon and Washington, 465 N.E. 181st Ave., Suite 257, Portland.

Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is handling arrangements.