Walter "Wally" A. Reed

October 5, 1957 ~ January 10, 2024 (age 66) 66 Years Old

Walter "Wally" Reed Obituary

Visitation for Sunday has been canceled!                        Walter A. “Wally” Reed, 66, of Madison, SD,  died Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at the Madison Regional Health in Madison, SD. Funeral Services will be Monday, January 15, 11:00 A.M., at Oldham Lutheran Church, Oldham, SD. Burial will be at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Oldham.  Visitation will be from 5 – 7 P.M. Sunday evening at the Ellsworth Funeral Home and one hour preceding the service at the church on Monday.

Wally was born October 5, 1957, in Volga, SD, to Ronald and Beverly (Wedell) Reed.  He attended school in Oldham, SD, graduating in 1975. He worked various jobs in Madison before going back to the family farm.

Survivors include his wife, Melody, of Madison, SD; four daughters – Dawn Reed (Aisha & Ember) of Belle Fourche, SD, Amy Johnson (Ethan, Elijah, Ezra and Isabel) of Lebanon, MO; and Sarah Canida (Aidan, Phoenix, Starlett, Cannon, Monroe and great grandson, Roskoh) of Lead, SD and Kristie Keelin (Taylor, Colbey, Caspian, Paxton) of Denver, CO, one sister – Elene (Roger) Schrepel; three nephews – Justin (Toni) Schrepel and great niece Vivienne, Joey Schrepel, and Brandon Schrepel; and his aunt, Lucy Reed of Sioux City, IA. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Grandparents, Walter and Violet Reed, and Alfred and Zenobia Wedell, and several aunts and uncles. 


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January 14, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ellsworth Funeral Home
321 N. Egan Ave.
Madison, SD 57042

Funeral Service
January 15, 2024

11:00 AM
Oldham Lutheran Church
113 S Epton Ave
Oldham, SD 57051

January 15, 2024

12:00 PM
Trinity Lutheran Cemetery
442nd Ave
Oldham, SD 57051


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