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Title: Pauline J. Reed
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Miss Pauline J. Reed, 77, a well known educator in Attica and Williamsport for many years, passed away at 10:15 p.m., Wednesday, April 11, 1979, at her home at 108 E. Pine St., Attica, Death was due to natural causes.

Born on September 19, 1901, she was the daughter of Sam and Cynthia Mattoz Reed. She lived most of her life in the Attica area.

She was a 1920 graduate of Attica High School, a graduate of Northwestern University where she received her teaching degree, attended Indiana State Teacher's College (now Indiana State University) and studied at the Chicago Art Institute.

Upon receiving her teaching degree, she taught at Amasa, Michigan and Albany, Ind., before returning to Attica.

She taught art and music for 21 years in the Williamsport school system and for 23 years in the Attica schools, retiring in 1969.

She then moved to St. John's, Mich., to live with her twin sister. She moved back to Attica in 1978.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Attica, where she was an organist for many years.

She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Attica Chapter 125, the Delta Kappa Gamma Society, the Upper Level Senior Citizens, the Mu Phi Epsilon sorority at Northwestern University, a charter member of Kappa Kappa Kappa, presently a member of the Associate Chapter of Tri Kappa and a member of the American Association of University Women.

She was an avid reader.

Surviving are two cousins, Howard Mattox of Route 1, Attica and Miss Louise Mattox of Wichita, Kansas; a niece, Mrs. L.D. (Patricia) Greilick of Traverse City, Mich. Her twin sister, Mrs. Geraldine Niergarth, died in 1978.

SErvices were 11 a.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church. The Rev. Martin Jones and the Rev. Otis Collier officiated. Interment in Greenbay Cemetery east of Attica.

Date: 4/19/1979
Origin: Attica Ledger
Record ID: 00002459
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Warren County Historical Society
Date Entered: 8/10/2001
Collection: Court House
Entered By: Leslie J. Rice

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