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Mac McKinsey
June 1, 1920 ~
May 06, 2019
Date of Service: June 27, 2019

Julie Gossack
August 2, 1969 ~
June 20, 2019
Date of Service: June 28, 2019

Eris 'Bea' Black
December 11, 1922 ~
February 04, 2019
Date of Service: June 29, 2019

Marcia Woodland
August 7, 1932 ~
June 20, 2019

Arthur "Lee" Smith
January 13, 1947 ~
June 19, 2019

Sandra Harris
October 10, 1944 ~
June 18, 2019

Jack Burns
October 27, 1926 ~
June 12, 2019

Sally Van Delinder
May 17, 1962 ~
June 12, 2019

Richard 'Dick' Walker
April 9, 1927 ~
June 11, 2019

Louis Richard Spain
March 31, 1940 ~
June 11, 2019


Charlene Reid

February 19, 1955 ~ May 13, 2019

Service: May 22, 2019 2:00 P.M.
   Location: Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service

On February 19, 1955, the world was gifted a bright and feisty little lady.  Charlene Reid was born in Billings, Montana to Larry Reid and Gloria Minne.  As a youngster, Charlene moved around, living in Warm Springs and Boulder until she found her forever home in Bozeman, Montana.  She joined Reach Incorporated in February 1977, living in a group home and working at the Reach work center for 42 years.

She was a lover of all things pink and was drawn to anything that had to do with horses.  Charlene’s affinity for the color pink gave her the nickname that many knew her by, “Pinky”.    She loved to laugh and making the people around her laugh was one of her favorite pastimes.  Her signature move was pretending to lean in to kiss your cheek but all the while she was planning to lick your face.  Another way Charlene loved to spend her time was drinking a “blue pop” and eating a Three Musketeers.  She could often be heard talking about getting a “cookie, pop” from her favorite store. 

Charlene took great pride in her independence and she worked diligently to complete as many daily tasks on her own as she could.  Her spunk and determination to have things ‘her’ way won the hearts of many.  Her sister, Kim, was able to provide comfort to Charlene in her final days by visiting her at her home in Bozeman.  Charlene “Pinky” will be greatly missed by everyone who was lucky enough to know her.

Charlene was preceded in death by her parents, and her best friend, Kimmy Allen.

Survivors include her sisters, Tracy Olson and Kim Jast; brother, CJ Reid; and her extended Reach family.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, May 22 at Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service.  All are encouraged to wear pink.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Reach Inc., 322 Gallatin Park Dr., Bozeman, MT  59715.

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"Chris, how do I ever find the words to properly or adequately thank you for your support and kindness during a very trying time.  You are a very special young man and have a wonderful way of making a very difficult time much more easy.  It was very comforting to deal with you.  You are a natural at your position.  Thank you from the bottom of my heart."

~ S. S.
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