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Isabella Mary (nee Martz) Reid

Isabella Mary (nee Martz) Reid

Died: Thursday, October 09, 2008
Age: 92
Isabella Mary (nee Martz) Reid, 92, died October 9, 2008 in Rochester Hills. She was born in Toronto, Ontario on December 21, 1915 the daughter of Henry and Frederica Martz.

Isabella grew up in Imlay City, and after graduation she worked at Hurd Lock in Almont where she met and married Norman B. Reid on September 18, 1937. She graduated from and worked in the Mabelle Honour Beauty School in Baltimore, MD. From 1954-71 she co-owned the Gambles Store in Almont.

During the 60 years she lived in Almont, she was a member of the First Congregational Church and the Almont Literary Club. She loved gardening and enjoyed traveling, especially to Texas where she and her husband spent more than 25 years as “Winter Texans.” They moved permanently to Harlingen, TX in 1996.

Mrs. Reid was predeceased by her beloved husband Norman, dear son Paul, and her brothers Clifford and Louis Martz. She is survived by son Gregory W. (Jane) of Berkley and grandson James G. of Columbus, OH. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Isabella’s life was filled with love for others and will be celebrated in a memorial service at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 8, 2008 at the First Congregational Church of Almont. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American House, 3741 S. Adams, Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48309 Attn: Jaki or to First Congregational Church of Almont.

Arrangements entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home – Almont. Online guestbook may be signed at www.MuirBrothers.com
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