Wendi Machelle Reed (nee: Bly) of Saint Charles, MO, passed away Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the age of 44. Beloved wife of Kascar Reed; cherished daughter of Carol and Thomas Moran, Jr.; devoted mother of Desirae Machelle Hoerner, KyLale Matthew Reed, and Kasey Ryan Reed; loving grandmother of Marley Paige Smith; treasured granddaughter of Darlene "Nana" Sutherland and the late Gene Sutherland; and dear sister of Thomas (Becky) Moran, Johnny (Londa) Moran, Angela (the late Curtis) Long, and Amy (Donny) Eckrich. Wendi was also preceded in death by her brothers Russell Vela and Scott "Scooter" Vela; nephew Casey Vela; and mother-in-law Frieda Reed. Wendi is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Wendi loved the arts. She enjoyed creating with her hands, such as crocheting, knitting, and sewing, and being an amateur photographer. She also enjoyed nature, being outside to watch butterflies or gardening, and she loved to cook. Wendi will be remembered for her energetic, loving personality and her vivacious laugh. Her deep love for her family will never be forgotten. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her in return.
Memorial contributions may be made in Wendi's honor to The Butterfly House.