Kristian Reed

NIAGARA, Wis. – Kristian A. Reed, 21, of Niagara, passed away Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, in Coleman, Wis., as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

He was born April 27, 1992, in Rhinelander, Wis., son of Andrew Reed and Karie Kehn.

Kristian moved to Niagara in 1996, and he graduated from Niagara High School, class of 2010. After graduation, he attended Northeast Wisconsin Technical College and also worked at Marcouillers in Niagara. Most recently Kristian had been attending NWTC and working at Kmart and Woodman’s Market in Green Bay.

During his time in Niagara, he was an outstanding soccer player, playing for both the Niagara Club League and SAY Soccer. He also enjoyed karate, playing hockey and high school basketball.

Kristian had many hobbies including music, hacky sac, video games and was a Monster fanatic. He loved his family dearly and enjoyed hanging out with his friends.

Kristian is survived by his father, Andrew (Tracy) Reed of Clintonville, Wis.; his mother, Karie Kehn of Niagara; one brother, Kendall Reed of Niagara; one sister, Andre’Anna Reed of Niagara; paternal grandmother, Darlene (Stephen Ingram) Reed of Eagle River, Wis.; maternal grandfather, Franklin Kehn of Chicago; maternal grandmother, Anita (Rickey) Holland of Florida; two aunts, Heather (Wes) Goodacre, and Michelle Reed, both of Black Creek, Wis.; one uncle, Michaelo Jovanovic of Florida; cousins, Tiffany Jovanovic of Iron Mountain, Justin Jovanovic of Florida, and Sheena Reed of Eagle River; Godparents, Joe (Josie) Jovanovic of Eagle River; two great-uncles, Pete Jovanovic of Eagle River and Mike (Kim) Jovanovic of Conover, Wis.; his close extended family, Michael (Jamie) Harris of Minocqua, Wis., and their children Cody and Aiden.

He was preceded by his paternal grandfather, Raymond Reed.

Visitation will be Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Jacobs Funeral Home Niagara Chapel.

A celebration of life will follow Saturday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Rev. Matt Settle will officiate.

The family requests that you come in casual dress: “Whatever represents your friendship with Kristian.”

A memorial will be established in his memory.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Kristian, or leave a condolence for his family online at

The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home Niagara Chapel to honor Kristian’s legacy of life.