Obituary Notices and Memorials


DIETRICH-REED, Virginia Lee Ginny was taken to her Lord on January 31, 2014. Ginny was born in Lancaster, California on April 10, 1959 to Franz J and Lee Dietrich. Graduating from Antelope Valley High School she continued her education at Antelope Valley Junior College and California State University Northridge, earning an Associates and Bachelor's degrees in Business Administration. She graduated from the Antelope Valley Junior College Nursing program, passing boards as a Registered Nurse. She began her nursing career at Antelope Valley Hospital. In a career spanning over 30 years she covered many areas of the profession, from surgery to obstetrics, labor and delivery, eventually becoming Director of Women's Health Studies. In her later career she became a Case Manager with Kaiser Permanente. During these rewarding professional years she met and married Darren 'Skip' Reed in 1985. Together they raised two children Hayley and Tyler. She was active in the community with organizations such as the Debutants and HIDHA High Desert Horsemen Association. A breast cancer survivor of ten years, the cancer returned which ultimately took her life. She is survived by her husband of twenty-nine years Darren 'Skip' Reed; her children Hayley and Tyler Reed of Palmdale; her mother, Lee Dietrich of Quartz Hill, and brother, John Dietrich of Long Beach. Memorial Services will be held at 11 am, Saturday, February 15, 2014 at Grace Chapel Joshua Memorial Park, Lancaster

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