A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 22, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Plainfield, with the Rev. Bill Menzel and Deacon Jim Trzinski officiating. Burial will be at Almond Village Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the church from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday.
A memorial has been established to the Wisconsin Lions Camp in Rosholt, 3834 County Road A, Rosholt, WI 54473.
The Hardell-Holly Funeral Home of Almond assisted with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.hollyfuneralhome.com.
Mrs. Reader was born Jan. 20, 1922, in Madison, a daughter of the late Nicholas and Mary (Hron) Malas. She grew up in Madison and graduated from Center High School.
After high school, she attended the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and received a Bachelor of Education degree in May 1943.
She was married to Glen F. Reader Oct. 3, 1946, at Guardian Angels Rectory in Almond. He died June 5, 1984, after 37 years of marriage.
Marion was a business high school teacher in Almond. She also worked as a bookkeeper for Badger Land Fertilizer and Frontier Packers, and was employed for 28 years at the Almond Post Office.
She was a member of American Legion Post Auxiliary 339 of Almond and St. Ann’s Altar Society.
Survivors include six daughters, Joleen (Rich) Hunkins, Pulaski, Janette (Dino) Calarco, Theresa, JoAnn (Robin) Vercimak, Ringle, Jelaine (Steve) Olsen, Janesville, and Juanita (Carl) Weinert and JoRita (Jeff) Willis, both of Oregon, Wis.; one brother, John Malas, Madison; and a dear friend, Jan Connor, Almond.
She was also preceded in death by one brother, James Malas.