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Howard Ernest Reed

September 7, 1946 - September 27, 2020


Howard Ernest Reed born September 7, 1946 in Hudson Bay, SK, passed away peacefully on September 27, 2020 surrounded by loving family at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. Predeceased by father, Ernest Howard Reed and mother, Mabel Dahl, sister, Bernice Swanson and granddaughter Reed Hayward. Survived by wife, Violet Reed and children, Steven Ernest Joseph Reed,  Vanessa Reed and Celina Boonstra, grandchildren, Shayla Goretski and Brandon Boonstra. Howard worked most of his life in cement construction mastering his craft armed with his analytical mind and amazing humor forging lifelong friendships along the way. A keen critical mind, forgiving nature and always lending a helping hand are attributes associated with Howard. Howard affected anyone who he met; causing a smile, providing an ear to listen, advice to guide and a hand to help build. He will be sorely missed. As per Howards request and due to COVID no service will be performed at this time. Donations if desired can be sent to Canadian Cancer Agency and well wishes and cards can be sent to Unit #11, 3380 Gladwin Road, Abbotsford, BC V2S 7G1.


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Wiebe and Jeske Funeral Home Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Penny Campbell
Relation: Very good friend

I want to and send my sincere condolences to you Violet and your children,I will sincerely will miss Howard ,he was very sweet and caring man ,so glad to have in my life ,my prayers are with you all ,Love Penny Campbell ❤️🙏🏻🤗

From: Chris Cheshire
Relation: Friend and Mentor

My Honor to know Howard, we worked together at the Club, Later we became close due to his kind support for my fiance ,and me. I was always, impressed with his keen mind, and humor. RIP to the Main Foreman.

From: Karen Petrie
Relation: Family friend

My sincere love and condolences to all of you. It was a privilege to know Howard. I’ll miss our morning coffees, forever. Rest well, dear Sir. Thank you. ♥️

From: Gail and Ken Summers
Relation: family friends

Howard left a large footprint of positive influence on his family, friends and strangers alike. He will be missed very much but we will meet up in heaven again. Our
condolences to the family.

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