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Blanche N. Deppe Rees
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Birth: Sep. 16, 1924
Randolph County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 16, 2011
Randolph County
Illinois, USA

Blanche Rees
STEELEVILLE -- Blanche N. Rees, 86, passed away at 7:10 p.m. Saturday, July 16, 2011, in Coulterville Care Center.

Blanche was born Sept. 16, 1924, in Percy to Ernst and Ruth Steele Deppe. She married William E. Rees on March 30, 1946, in Pinckneyville. He preceded her in death Nov. 21, 1999.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Percy and a past member of Percy American Legion Auxiliary.

Blanche was a homemaker.

She is survived by her children, Ruth Rees of Steeleville, Deborah (Ed) Tope of Shelbyville and Bill (Kelly) Rees of Steeleville; grandchildren, Shawn (Beth) Tope of Shelbyville, Dana (Keith) Manship of Shelbyville, Ashley (Jason) Rednour of Steeleville and Brooke Rees of Steeleville; great-grandchildren, Derek, Haley, Logan, Abby, Drake, Christian, Braydin, Camden, Seth and Carson; four stepgreat-grandchildren, Taylor, Jhett, Gradey and Gracey; one great-great-grandson, Wade; and one sister, Jewel Middendorf of Percy.

She also was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and two sisters.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, 2011, in Wilson's Funeral Home in Steeleville, with the Rev. Dr. Matthew A. Jaiah officiating. Burial will be in Percy Village Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be given to Heartland Hospice or .

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Published in The Southern Illinoisan on July 18, 2011
Family links: 
  Ernest M Deppe (1898 - 1966)
  Ruth A. Deppe (1896 - 1946)
  William Elza Rees (1916 - 1999)*
  Ruth E Rees (1951 - 2014)*
  Ruby Olive Deppe Bierman (1919 - 1991)*
  Roy Bernrd Deppe (1921 - 1945)*
  Marian Edith Deppe Lindner (1922 - 2010)*
  Blanche N. Deppe Rees (1924 - 2011)
  Ernest Dale Deppe (1929 - 2008)*
  Richard Wayne Deppe (1930 - 2008)*
*Calculated relationship
Percy Village Cemetery
Randolph County
Illinois, USA
Created by: AZLITE
Record added: Jul 18, 2011
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Blanche N. <i>Deppe</i> Rees
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