Tracy  McKim Reed

Tracy McKim Reed

July 2, 1962 - January 16, 2020
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Tracy McKim Reed, age 57, of Ottumwa passed away January 16, 2020 at MercyOne in Des Moines surrounded by her family. She was born July 2, 1962 to Jack and Shirley (Morehouse) McKim. She was a graduate of Ottumwa High School in 1980. She then worked various jobs in the area, and became disabled after two intensive back surgeries. She stayed as active as she could, and most recently was employed at Douma School as a foster grandma.

Tracy loved being around friends and family, online gaming, going to flea markets and her cat Elvis. She was a fun loving person and loyal to everyone lucky enough to call her their friend. She was a member of Christ’s Church, and had a great fondness to minister Dan. She also shared a special bond with her niece Tabitha Gillespie, and son Jeff’s girlfriend Savannah.

Tracy is survived by a daughter Katie Reed of Agency and son Jeff Nord of Ottumwa, two granddaughters, Layla of Des Moines and Araeya of Ottumwa, three sisters, Kim (Jerry) Paulos of Eddyville, Tammy (Gary) Spears of Bloomfield, and Lori (Larry) Bain of Ottumwa, step mother, Merilee McKim, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, sons, Ricky Reed and Justice Nord, brothers Jackie and Tim.

Celebration of Life Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Christ’s Church in Ottumwa with Pastor Dan Smith officiating. Lunch will be served following services. Inurnment will be held at a later date with the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.
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Kevin Werle and family and Bill Cline, Deb & Phil, Cindy & Carl, Patti & Kenn sent flowers to the family of Tracy McKim Reed .
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Kevin Werle and family

Posted at 08:29pm
I am truly sorry for the loss of Tracy. Our time together in school was much brighter knowing you all so well then. One of the best times of my life.
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Binky Strunk

Posted at 05:39pm
Tracy I will miss you! I'm glad & thankful that God made you a part of my life. I pray that you are at peace now. I love you!

Bill Cline, Deb & Phil, Cindy & Carl, Patti & Kenn

Posted at 06:59pm
So sorry for your loss. Love you guys!
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Staci wiseman

Posted at 01:37am
Trace u had a beautiful soul, you were a one of a kind gal. I will cherish the moments we had with each other. I love you dearly I’ll miss you a lot but I’ll hold you close to my heart. Thanks for being there when I really needed you most. Love always stac , rest easy now

Lorri Bain

Posted at 03:58am
Little sister we shared so many beautiful memories together that I will cherish forever! Thank you for making them with me. I will miss you everyday for the rest of my life. I love you with all of my heart, One of the hardest things I have ever had to do is say goodbye!! Until we meet again I will carry you in my heart!

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