Owen Howell ReedAge: 7919222002

Birth December 7, 1922 26 26
Publication: unknown date
Birth of a brotherRobert Lloyd Reed
July 16, 1924 (Age 19 months)
Publication: 1986
Publication: unknown date
Birth of a brotherHarold Howard Reed
January 23, 1926 (Age 3)
Death of a paternal grandfatherSamuel Harvey Reed
October 2, 1928 (Age 5)
Publication: 3 October 1928
Publication: 1928
Publication: October 1987
Baptism April 1, 1931 (Age 8)
Publication: 1 April 1931
Birth of a brotherDonald Raymond Reed
February 17, 1933 (Age 10)
Death of a maternal grandmotherLaura Ruamy Riddle
September 2, 1933 (Age 10)
Publication: 1933
Publication: 1995
Death of a fatherOwen Herbert Reed
July 6, 1935 (Age 12)
Publication: undated clipping
Milit-Beg December 7, 1940 (Age 18)

Death of a paternal grandmotherAnna Petronellia Sherman
February 13, 1961 (Age 38)
Publication: 1961
MarriageAda Louise GoldthorpeView family
June 15, 1974 (Age 51)
Citation details: p. 24
Death of a sisterHazel Margaret Reed
June 8, 1976 (Age 53)
Publication: 1976
Burial of a sisterHazel Margaret Reed
June 11, 1976 (Age 53)
Publication: 1976
Publication: 2002
Death of a motherGrace Riddle
June 19, 1976 (Age 53)
Publication: 1976
Publication: 21 June 1976
Death of a brotherRobert Lloyd Reed
November 12, 1986 (Age 63)
Publication: 1986
Burial of a brotherRobert Lloyd Reed
November 1986 (Age 63)
Publication: undated clipping
Publication: unknown date
Death of a brotherHarold Howard Reed
May 8, 1987 (Age 64)
Death of a brotherDonald Raymond Reed
February 3, 1996 (Age 73)
Publication: 1996
Anecdote

Citation details: p.24
Note:
Owen enlisted in the Army on his 18th birthday. During WWII he flew 35 combat missions over Japan and Japanese-controlled territory. On 10 August 1944 he was a crew member of the longest bombing mission of WWII. The plane left China Bay Trimcomalee, Ceylon and bombed a refinery at Palembang, Sumatra as well as flying low over the Moesi River and dropping mines. They flew 3800 miles not-stop. Owen also served in Korea and three tours in Southeast Asia, earning the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal with 6 Oak Leaf Clusters, 3 Air Force Commendations, and the Meritorious Service Medal. Owen retired from the USAF 1 April 1971 as a CMSgt.
Death January 17, 2002 (Age 79)
Publication: unknown date
Burial January 25, 2002 (8 days after death)
Publication: unknown date
Family with parents - View family
father
mother
 
Marriage: April 18, 1918Hyannis, Grant County, Nebraska
-10 months
elder sister
Hazel Margaret Reed
Birth: June 8, 1917 20 20Haigler, Dundy County, Nebraska
Death: June 8, 1976Boulder Community Hospital, Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado
6 years
Owen Howell Reed
Birth: December 7, 1922 26 26Hyannis, Grant County, Nebraska
Death: January 17, 2002Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada
19 months
younger brother
Robert Lloyd Reed
Birth: July 16, 1924 27 27Hyannis, Grant County, Nebraska
Death: November 12, 1986VA Medical Center, Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming
18 months
younger brother
Harold Howard Reed
Birth: January 23, 1926 29 29Wheatland, Platte County, Wyoming
Death: May 8, 1987Loveland, Larimer County, Colorado
brother
younger brother
Donald Raymond Reed
Birth: February 17, 1933 36 36Wheatland, Platte County, Wyoming
Death: February 3, 1996at home, Greenbelt, Prince George's County, Maryland
Family with Ada Louise Goldthorpe - View family
Owen Howell Reed
Birth: December 7, 1922 26 26Hyannis, Grant County, Nebraska
Death: January 17, 2002Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada
wife
Ada Louise Goldthorpe
Birth: June 10, 1921 36 35Turton, Spink County, South Dakota
Death: November 16, 2002Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada
 
Marriage: June 15, 1974Sandy, Clackamas County, Oregon
Private + Ada Louise Goldthorpe - View family
wife’s husband
wife
Ada Louise Goldthorpe
Birth: June 10, 1921 36 35Turton, Spink County, South Dakota
Death: November 16, 2002Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada
step-daughter

Anecdote
Owen enlisted in the Army on his 18th birthday. During WWII he flew 35 combat missions over Japan and Japanese-controlled territory. On 10 August 1944 he was a crew member of the longest bombing mission of WWII. The plane left China Bay Trimcomalee, Ceylon and bombed a refinery at Palembang, Sumatra as well as flying low over the Moesi River and dropping mines. They flew 3800 miles not-stop. Owen also served in Korea and three tours in Southeast Asia, earning the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal with 6 Oak Leaf Clusters, 3 Air Force Commendations, and the Meritorious Service Medal. Owen retired from the USAF 1 April 1971 as a CMSgt.
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