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Ann Reeder

BYRON – Ann L. Reeder, 53, of Byron, died Thursday, March 26, 2009, at Rochester Methodist Hospital, Rochester, Minn. She was employed by Ogle County Educational Cooperative for more than 13 years.

Ann was born April 18, 1955, in Dixon, the daughter of Joseph and Anita (Boster) Hicks. She was a 1973 graduate of Dixon High School. Ann married Rodney Reeder on June 29, 1979, in Dixon. She loved motorcycles, golf, and travel, especially to the beaches. Ann was a loyal friend and her family was most important to her.

Survivors include her husband, Rodney, and two daughters, Rachel and Nicole, all of Byron; her parents of Albuquerque, N.M.; two brothers, Jim (Penny) Hicks and Ken (Carla) Hicks; father-in-law, Lewis (Darlene) Reeder; mother-in-law, Mona (Jim) Partington; one brother-in-law, Rick (Debbie) Reeder; her great-grandmother, Readith Osman; and five nephews, Austin, Evan, Brennan, and Joey (Lori) Hicks, and Cory and Cole Reeder.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Irvin and Sylvia Boster; and paternal grandparents, George S. and Chloe Hicks.

The funeral is at 11 a.m. Monday at Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 506 W. Merchant St., Byron, with the Rev. Randy Snider officiating. Burial is at Byron Cemetery. Visitation is from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

A memorials has been established to the Amyloidosis Research Foundation, 7151 N. Main St., Ste. 208, Clarkston, MI 48346.

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