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Keith Herbert Rees
Birth: May 18, 1921
Summit County
Utah, USA
Death: Oct. 30, 2005
Idaho Falls
Bonneville County
Idaho, USA

Grandpa was one of identical twins born to Ralph and Melva Rees. He served in the US Army during World War II, on the European front. On Jan 22, 1946, he married Lueen Leavitt in Salt Lake City, UT. They settled in her native town of Teton, Idaho, and lived there for 59 years. To them were born 3 daughters: Johnnye (1947), my mother Bobbe (1948), and Kathleen (1951). He taught shop at public schools in Idaho when my mom and aunts were young. In my own lifetime he kept a garden of vegetables such as corn and peas. He was a member of the National Rifle Association and kept a safe full of guns, although I never saw him fire one. In the last few years of his life he was diagnosed with melanoma, which spread to other parts of his body. In September 2005 he and Grandma moved to an assisted-living center in Idaho Falls; shortly afterward he was admitted to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, where, after about a month, he passed away. 
Family links: 
  Ralph Miles Rees (1900 - 1981)
  Melva Edith Crittenden Rees (1902 - 1981)
  Lueen Leavitt Rees (1927 - 2007)
  Kenneth Ralph Rees (1921 - 2007)*
  Keith Herbert Rees (1921 - 2005)
  Betty Marie Rees Workman (1923 - 2009)*
  Calvin C Rees (1925 - 2009)*
*Calculated relationship
Lt Col, US Army, World War II
Teton-Newdale Cemetery
Madison County
Idaho, USA
Created by: Collins Crapo
Record added: Oct 30, 2005
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Keith Herbert Rees
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Keith Herbert Rees
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Keith Herbert Rees
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Thank you for your service. RIP
- David Botticelli
 Added: Nov. 22, 2015
Thank you for your service to this country. May your soul rest in peace.
- Jennifer Horner
 Added: Nov. 14, 2015
Today marks 10 years since your passing, & Mom has told me before that Halloween was your favorite holiday. RIP, Grandpa.
- Collins Crapo
 Added: Oct. 30, 2015
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