Michael Reid

Born in Cedar Rapids, IA
Born on May 19, 1951
Departed on Feb 14, 2021

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Michael Lynn Reid, 69, of Marion, lost his courageous battle with cancer on Sunday February 14, 2021. Services Private at Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories by Certified Celebrant Dr. James Coyle.  A visitation will be held on Friday February 19, 2021, from 4-6 p.m. at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home.  Following the continued guidance from heath officials, physical distancing must be practiced which requires a limited number of people allowed into the visitation at one time. The use of facemasks or shields is required. Burial: Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. 

Michael was born May 19, 1951 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the son of William and Doris Reid. He wrestled and played football at Mt Vernon High School and graduated in 1971.  Mike married Sandra Vanderlind on January 7, 2000 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Mike was a fun loving, tight lipped, stubborn and ornery guy, but would lend a hand if he was asked. He enjoyed working on the family farm, hunting with his son Rob and friends.  He enjoyed watching his family swim in his back yard pool. Mike retired from Evergreen Packaging in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 2016 after being employed for 42 years.  

Survivors include his wife Sandy, sister, Carolyn Lazenby, sister-in-law, Patricia Reid, sons, James (Kelly Lympus) Reid and Christopher (Billie) Reid. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Doris Reid, sister, Jean Reid, brother, George Reid, brother-in-law, Harley Lazenby and son, Robert Reid. Please leave a message for the family on our web page www.cedarmemorial.com under obituaries.

Memorials may be directed to the family.