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William Earl Rees
age 79 of Algonac, MI., died May 22, 2010 in the Church of Christ Care Center, Clinton Twp., MI.  He was born March 7, 1931 in Detroit, MI. to the late Myrick and Bertha Rees.  He married Evelyn Ruth Varndell on January 19, 1951 in Marine City, MI.

Bill worked at Chris Craft Corp and then owned and operated the Shell Gas Station in Algonac before urban renewal came through.  He loved boating, fishing and spending time at his cabin in Roscommon, MI., and his Labradors were his pride and joy.

Mr. Rees is survived by his wife Evelyn Ruth, children; James M. (Lori) Rees, LeeAnn (John) Newlin, Tina M. (Ernie) Rackley, and William E. (Jean) Rees II, grandchildren; April (Dan) Byerly, Johnny (Dawn) Newlin, James Rees II, Jayne (Tim) Thiel, Hannah, Kassidy, and William J. Rees, great grandchildren; Megan Byerly, Johnny Newlin III, and Mya Thiel.

Funeral services 11:00 AM Wednesday, May 26, 2010 in the Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac.  Visitation Tuesday 1-4 & 6-9 PM.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Church of Christ Care Center or to the In House Hospice.



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