Marlyse Reed Stanley

RENO, Nev. – Marlyse Lee Reed Stanley, 79, passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Reno, Nev. A Celebration of Life service will be held in Reno, Nev.

Marlyse was born Sept. 19, 1934, in Fairmont, Minn., the daughter of Glenn and Lura Reed. She was a graduate of Fairmont High School and the University of Minnesota. She was crowned Miss Minnesota in 1955 while attending the university. Marlyse always had a love for animals, especially horses. She enjoyed four decades of breeding and showing Spanish Arabians.

Marlyse is survived by her husband, John David Stanley; her daughter, Lisa Stapleton; granddaughter, Courtney (Qadir) Stern; great-grandchildren, Adam and Aliyah Stern; her brother, G. Wallis (Mary) Reed; nephew, Scott Wallis Reed; and niece, Mary Lee Reed.