Obit: Rees, Lawrence (1882 - 1957)

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Surnames: Rees, Stewart, Bauer, Fults, Hingiss. Bitter, Kelly, Murphy 

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 10/10/1957 

Rees, Lawrence (25 Dec. 1882 - 28 Sept. 1957) 

Lawrence Rees, 74, died Saturday, Sept. 28, at Memorial hospital, Wausau, where he was a patient for several weeks. Funeral services were held the following Tuesday at Plainfield where Mr. Rees was born. At the funeral home, services were conducted by a Methodist minister. Mr. Rees, who was an active Mason for over 50 years, was also accorded Masonic rites. 

Relatives who accompanied Mrs. Rees to Plainfield were Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Stewart, of Milwaukee, and Mr. and Mrs. John Bauer, of South St. Paul, Minn. Friends attending the services from Abbotsford, were Mr. and Mrs. Walter Fults, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hingiss and Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Bitter. 

Lawrence Rees was born Dec. 25, 1882, at Plainfield, and was married there to Maud Kelly, May 7, 1907. They operated a bakery at Plainfield and later at Greenwood. More than 20 years ago they came to Abbotsford where they also had a bakery. 

They continued to live here after his retirement about ten years ago. 

Surviving him are his widow and one sister, Mrs. Edith Murphy, Appleton. 




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