Juanita Read of rural Austin dies at 72

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Thursday, June 1, 1995
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Juanita Read of rural Austin dies at 72

AUSTIN -- Juanita D. Read, 72, of Route 3, Austin, died Tuesday (May 30, 1995) at Austin Medical Center.

Juanita D. Reynolds was born April 18, 1923, in Okoboji Township, Dickinson County, Iowa, and graduated from Arnolds Park High School in 1943. On March 21, 1946, she married James Read in New Providence, Iowa. Mrs. Read was a member of First United Methodist Church and Cedar City Cemetery Society. She had been a Boy Scout and 4-H leader, Sunday school teacher, and school room mother at Lyle High School.

Survivors include her husband; three daughters, Nancy (Mrs. Bill) Dvorak of Rochester, Rose (Mrs. Dennis) Tamke of Austin and Kay LaRae (Mrs. Andrew) Lynch of Fairborn, Ohio; three sons, Rodney of Ledbetter, Texas, Roger of Lyle and Maynard of Rochester; eight grandchildren; a brother, Martin Reynolds of Milford, Iowa; and three sisters, Clara Nelson of Arnolds Park, Helen Fish of Milford, and Rae Dass of Ocheydan, Iowa. She was preceded in death by two brothers, two sisters and two sons.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church in Austin, with the Rev. Wesley Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Cedar City Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Clasen-Jordan Mortuary in Austin and an hour before the service Friday at the church.