Gary G. Reese
LANARK – Gary Gene Reese, 63, of Lanark, passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at his home. He worked at Elkay Manufacturing in Lanark for 331/2 years, and operated Reese Refrigeration.
He was born Aug. 21, 1948, in Savanna, the son of Wesley and Mildred (Bertholf) Reese. He served in the Army from 1968 to 1970 in Germany. He married Kathie Miller on June 2, 1984.
Survivors include his wife of Lanark; his children, Mathew (Christina) Reese of Kansas City, Mo., Timothy Reese of Lanark, Kimberly Reese of Orlando, Fla., and Brandon Reese of Lanark; two granddaughters; one sister, Sandra (Sam) Veer of Freeport; one brother, Carl (Jeanne) Reese of Rock Falls; one aunt; many nieces and nephews; mother-in-law, Frances (Bill) Schryver; and father-in-law, Ivan (Barb) Miller.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Russell-Frank Funeral Home in Lanark. The service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Lanark Church of the Brethren, with the Rev. John Sgro, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Lanark Cemetery.
A memorial has been established to the Lanark Fire Department.
Visit www.schwarzfh.com to send condolences.