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Dorothy Jean Reams

Cedar Rapids

Dorothy Jean Reams, 92, of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Crestview Acres from a short illness. Services: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories, where a visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Burial: Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Cemetery. Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include her daughter, Debie Reams of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; her son, Craig (Susan) Reams of West Des Moines, Iowa; her brother, Jack (Evelyn) Carpenter of California; her granddaughter, Ashton Reams of Webster City, Iowa; and her grandson, Colin Reams of West Des Moines.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Merle W. Reams; and her brothers, Ed, Marvin and Bob Carpenter.
Dorothy was born March 11, 1925, in Tama, Iowa, the daughter of Lawrence and Helen Carpenter. She married Merle W. Reams on July 6, 1948, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. Dorothy was employed with the City of Cedar Rapids as an office manager. She was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church and the Women's Club in Cedar Rapids. Dorothy also enjoyed cooking and sewing in her spare time. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Please leave a message on our web page, www.cedarmemorial.com, under obituaries.
Memorials may be made to Breast Cancer Research in her memory.