• Ruth Irene "Gidgette" Reed

    29 Sep 2020

  • Ruth Irene “Gidgette” Reed, 64, passed away, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at her home in Sedan, Kansas.

    She was born November 10, 1955 to George Stuchell and Betty O Stuchell in Alliance, Ohio. 

    She was united in marriage to Carl Victor Reed on October 15, 1996 in Odessa, Texas.  They lived in Odessa for many years before moving to Sedan in 2007.

    Gidgette was a homemaker for many years.

    She loved spending time with her family and grandkids.

    Gidgette is survived by her husband Carl Victor Reed of the home in Sedan; one daughter, Bridgette Lesher and husband Billy of Sedan; one son, Benny Stuchell of Sedan; one brother, three sisters; numerous grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

    She was preceded in death by her three brothers, two sisters, and her parents.

    Cremation has taken place and no services are scheduled at this time.

    To view the obituary or leave a message for the family, please go to www.dickensfuneral.com.

    Dickens Family Funeral Home of Sedan is in charge of arrangements.


    Sorry for your loss. Gidgette was a colourful women. I’m sure she will be missed by many.


    So sorry for your loss, Aunt Gidgette will be greatly missed and loved!! Prayers for Uncle Carl and family. Sending hugs...


    So sorry to hear of the loss of Gidgett. Prayers for Carl and Bridgett and the whole family. She was a sweet Lady who I enjoyed knowing.


    Sad to hear of Gidgets passing. She and I were best friends for many years and we just grew apart as happens sometimes.