Stoughton- Mary Ruth Reel, age 96, passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at Agrace HospiceCare in Janesville.

She came into the world on July 2, 1920 in Kingsport, Tennessee, the first of two children of Allen and Bonnie Russell. Mary married Harry Reel in November 24, 1938. She worked beside her husband in Tennessee, Virginia, Marshfield, WI, Janesville and owned Reel's Shoe Store on Main Street in Stoughton.

Mary is survived by her son, Robert (Jennifer) of Arizona; daughter, Mary Ore of Stoughton; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and son-in-law, Tom Ore in 2012. Private funeral services will be held. Love and peace we unite you, mom and grandma. Please share your memories of Mary.

Cress Funeral Service
206 W. Prospect Street
Stoughton, WI 53589
(608) 873-9244