Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Kay M. Reed

Kay M. Reed, age 78, of Shelby, died Saturday morning, August 6, 2022 at her home.

Kay was born May 31, 1944 in Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio to the late Kenneth and Luceil (Feazel) Trumpower. She was a 1962 graduate of Union Local High School and had been employed with Shelby Mutual Insurance until its closing.

Kay is survived by her husband of 26 years, David E. Reed, whom she married June 3, 1996; children: Lisa (Michael) Steiner of Columbus and James (Tammy) Wentz of Shelby; grandchildren: Christina (Michael) Dew, Jennifer Steiner (fiancé, Devin Adams), Brice Steiner, and Cole Wentz; and sisters: Sandy (Ed) Miller of Shelby, Bobette (Dick) Dudley of Shennandoah, and Jeri (Bill) Sutter of Horse Cave, KY.

Family and friends are welcome on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at 11 am at Ganges Cemetery, Shelby-Ganges Road, Ganges, Ohio for graveside services officiated by Hospice of North Central Ohio (HNCO) Chaplain Reggie Cureton. Memorial contributions may be made to HNCO via their website:

Care for Kay and her family is being provided by the Penwell Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. For those unable to attend, messages of sympathy may be left via Kay’s obituary on the funeral home’s website,, or on her post on the funeral home’s Facebook page,

Memories & Condolence

  1. Lisa Steiner says:

    Mom –
    You will always be in my heart. Happy that you were able to give peace to so many family and friends.
    Your Loving Daughter

  2. Pattie Franken says:

    Kay and I had so many fun times. Met her at The Shelby Insurance Co. RIP Kay.

  3. Mindy Utz says:

    My deepest condolences.

  4. Deanna Ratliff says:

    I was blessed to get to work with Kay when we were both working at Rite Aid…never a dull moment with Kay around…she had us laughing all the sorry to hear of her passing..she was definitely a gem!

  5. Tim & Traci says:

    Jim, Tammy and Cole,
    You are all in our thoughts and prayers. We enjoyed getting to know your mom thru our friendship. Our hearts go out to all of you.

  6. Eileen Mawhorr says:

    Deepest sympathy to the family. we graduated from Union High school and knew the Trumpower family

  7. Dale and Peggy Humphrey says:

    To Kay’s Family, I am so sorry for your loss as she was so full of life. I worked with Kay at Shelby Mutual (IPBS) and I share so many good times along with our co-workers during work and certainly after work hours. I laugh now as I think back on the good times we had back then. May she rest in peace now as I know she will be missed by so many. Keeping all of you in our thoughts and prayers.

  8. Rick Bolyard says:

    Sorry for your Loss Lisa. U and your Family are in our Prayers.❤️

  9. FRED F KOHLER says:

    I graduated with Kay from Union High School. I remember her as a fun-loving person. She will be greatly missed but never forgotten.


  10. Martha J Iceman says:

    I graduated with Kay from Union High School. Remember all the laughs we had and the talks we had recently. Still joking and having laughs.
    Kay RIP and we will all met again someday.

  11. Peggy Hutchinson says:

    Heartfelt sympathy to all the family. I didn’t know her well, but she was very kind to me.
    May she rest in peace …..

  12. Annie Shepherd says:

    The many memories of all the love and joy Kay shared with her family and friends will always be a tribute to a life well lived. Prayers of comfort to Dave and Family.

  13. Sandy Boggs ginter says:

    I met Kay back before she married Dave. She was a very good friend and will be missed. My condolences to her family and especially to her husband Dave. Rest in peace Kay.

  14. Elaine Lybarger says:

    My deepest sympathy to you, Jerri, and the family. May God give you comfort and strength.

  15. Deb Curren says:

    I too remember Kay from the mutual but most recently I was honored to care for her during her hospital stays. She usually ended giving me advice She rarely complained and worried about everyone besides herself. I will miss her

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