Florence Emmaline Reed

Female 1904 - 1988  (83 years)


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  • Name Florence Emmaline Reed 
    Born 16 Aug 1904  Rock Grove, Stephenson, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    _UID B914FFBB7A48F048B0BBB22793F33AF87D02 
    Died 13 Jul 1988  Faulkton, Faulk, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Faulkton Cemetery, Faulk, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I927  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2011 

    Father Hurl James Reed,   b. 11 Nov 1881, Rock Grove, Stephenson, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1960, Faulkton, Faulk, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Effie Edna Starr,   b. 6 Jan 1883, Clarno, Green, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1964, Faulkton, Faulk, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 27 Feb 1902  Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F93  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alban Alphonse Boutilier,   b. 13 Dec 1878, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1976, Faulkton, Faulk, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1923  Ipswich, Edmunds, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Married at Ipswich, Edmunds County, by the justice of the peace on January 1, 1923: Alban Butler, res. Faulkton, Faulk, age 36, American, bachelor, and Florence Reed, res. Faulkton, Faulk, age 18, American, maiden.
      (South Dakota State Board of Health, Div. Vital Statistics, Record of Marriage reg. no. 1459; certificate #91199)
    Children 
     1. Alban Joseph Butler,   b. 13 Jul 1923, Faulkton, Faulk, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1973, Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     2. Shirley Elaine Butler,   b. 25 Nov 1925, Faulkton, Faulk, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1972, Redfield, Spink, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     3. Cecil Murray Butler,   b. 19 Dec 1930, Faulkton, Faulk, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 2002, Faulkton, Faulk, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F190  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Faulkton Record July 20, 1988:
      "Florence E. Butler, 83, long-time Faulkton resident died Wednesday, July 13, 1988 at the John P. Shirk Home in Faulkton where she had been a resident since 1985. Funeral services for Mrs. Butler were held Friday, July 15 at 2pm at Luce Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Rae officiating. Following cremation her remains will be buried in the Faulkton Cemetery at a later date. Organist was Macel Cameron and Ray Wahlen was soloist. Florence Emmaline Reed was born August 16, 1904 at Rockgrove, Ill., the daughter of Hurl J. and Effie Edna (Starr) Reed. The family moved to a farm near Faulkton in 1907. She attended the rural school. She married Alban Butler on Jan. 1, 1923 at Ipswich. In 1944 she moved to Bremerton, Wash., and worked in the Navy Yard for a short time before returning to Faulkton where she was employed at the nursing home until 1966 when she retired because of poor health. She had been a resident of the John P. Shirk Home in Faulkton since Dec. 24, 1985. She was a 50-year member of the United Church of Faulkton, and the V. F. W. Auxiliary Post No. 3179. She was a past member fo the Lily Rebekah lodge. Survivors include: two sons, Herschel Reed of Oakdale, Calif. and Cecil Butler of Faulkton, four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren, and six sisters, Eva Kleffman and Nina Herman both of Faulkton, Janet Elston and Eileen Sesak both of Salinas, Calif, Keitha Bullock of Redwood, Calif, and Lois Uphoff of Porterville Calif. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband in 1976, one son, one daughter and seven brothers.

      Herschel Leroy Reed (May 31, 1920-February 14, 1991) was Florence Reed's child by a previous relationship prior to her marriage to Alban Butler.