Thomas Andrew Rees,
age 93, of Hobart, passed away Saturday, October 1, 2016.
He was born on
September 23, 1923 in Elk Mound, WI, to the late Thomas and Geneva Rees.
Tom proudly served
his country as a World War II combat veteran of the United States Army. He
was employed for most of his life as an auto body mechanic. After his
retirement he became a certified watch maker and repairman. He enjoyed
working on tractors, cars, and anything mechanical.
Tom is survived by
his daughter, Sherry (Edward) Eames; son, Stephen (Melissa) Rees;
grandchildren, Danette Maldonado, Michael (Michelle) Rees, Kristie (Zach)
Pyles, Andrew (fiancˇe, Kim Kalinka) Rees, Casey Rees, Samantha (fiancˇ,
Mark Noto) Rees; seven great-grandchildren and one on the way; sister, Olive
Gibson; many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in
death by his wife, Betty M. (nee Gustafson) Rees; son, David Rees; brother,
Byron Rees; sisters, Margaret Zeeman, Helen Nelson.
contributions in Tom's name may be made to the American Legion Post #54, 208
South Linda Street, Hobart, IN, 46342.
A funeral service
for Tom will take place Friday, October 7, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at Rees
Funeral Home, Hobart Chapel, 600 West Old Ridge Road, Hobart, Indiana.
Cremation will follow services.
Visitation will be
held Thursday, October 6, 2016, from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the
funeral home. For more information, please call (219) 942-2109.
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