Reed W. Shaner, 81, of New Hampshire, Ohio, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018, at Lima Memorial Health Systems.
Reed was born Oct.27, 1936, in Goshen Township, Auglaize County, a son of the late Orlo and Norma Cummins Shaner. He also was preced- ed in death by four brothers, Robert, Roy, Roger and Ralph Shaner; and a sister, Cecil Shellenbarger.
Reed married Lois Herren on Sept. 1, 1959, in Urbana, and she survives along with four children, Renee (David) Zimmerman of Waynesfield, Larry (Holly) Shaner of
Harrod, Kathy (Mike) Myers of Jackson Center and Jeff (Maria) Shaner of Bowie, Md; 12 grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; six great-stepgrandchildren; a sister, Jeanette Knoch of Wapakoneta; and several nieces and nephews.
Reed was a 1954 graduate of Waynesfield-Goshen High School. He was a veteran of the United States Army and retired from DAB in Bellefontaine after 30 years. He served on the Auglaize County Senior Fair Board for 30 years. Reed owned and raced harness hors- es for more than 50 years.
Pastor Pamela Spencer begins funeral services at 11 a.m. Friday, May 18, at Shoffstall Funeral Home, 205 S. Main St., Lakeview, where visitation is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 17. Burial is in Walnut Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial con- tributions may be made to Auglaize County Senior Fair Board and the American Diabetes Association.
Condolences may be expressed at shoffstallfuneralhome.com.