Reid Strege, 68, of Bay City, Texas, formerly of Milbank, SD, died at his home on October 22, 2020. A committal service will be held in Milbank, SD, at a later date.
Reid Wynne Strege was born on August 6, 1952, in Milbank to Robert Strege and Darlene Strege Eide. He attended school in Milbank and graduated in 1970; he then attended SDSU. During his time in school, he was involved in sports and especially enjoyed playing football as a linebacker and fullback, as well as basketball.
He was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church. He faithfully attended church, Sunday school, youth group, and was confirmed in 1967.
After school, Reid began working in the redi-mix concrete business in various locations in the United States. Later, he began working for Conoco-Phillips Petroleum near Bay City, Texas. He worked there until his retirement. Reid enjoyed spending time with his friends, snowmobiling, and riding his motorcycle. Reid was a friend to everyone.
Reid is survived by his daughter, Melody Garrison (Neil); three grandchildren: Jennica, Abigail, and Jonathan Garcia; his parents: Robert Strege and Darlene Eide; one brother, Steven Strege (Vicki); and several nieces and nephews.
Reid was preceded in death by his wife, DeLores Castleman Strege; his step-mother, Mary Strege; step-father, J.J. Eide; grandparents: Fred and Elsie Strege, and Ted and Clara Bunting.
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