Gail George Rees, Jr. Obituary

Gail George  Rees, Jr.
Gail George Rees, Jr.
Gail George Rees, Jr.

December 8, 1942 - February 13, 2021
Born in Perry, Iowa
Resided in Grimes, Iowa
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Gail George Rees Jr, 78 passed away Saturday, February 13, 2021, at Broadlawns Medical Center in Des Moines, Ia. due to Covid-19. Memorial graveside services will be held 1:30pm Friday, May 21, 2021 at Brethren Cemetery near Dallas Center, Ia.

Gail was born December 8,1942 in Perry, IA to Gail and Dorothy (Offenhauser) Rees. He started his education in Dallas Center but moved to Colorado where he graduated from Keenesburg High School. He owned and operated a Texaco service station in Greeley for about 18 years and later started Triple R Transportation delivering fuel to stations for about 10 years.

In the 1990's Gail enjoyed going to Bandimere Speedway with his family and spent most every weekend at the track. They have many trophies to show for their wins.

After his retirement, Gail, Sharon and their dog Shilo loved to travel in their Motorhome to Arizona or to the mountains. They enjoyed traveling with friends and sometimes there would be a group that traveled together. They liked to go to the mountains with his folks for a picnic lunch. Gail was always making people laugh. He had such special friends and neighbors in Greeley as well as everywhere he went.

Gail is survived by his wife, Sharon Wineland of Grimes, two sons, Eric and Chad Rees and his first wife, Debbie Rees, all of Greeley, three grandchildren Katie, Dustin and Evan Rees of Greeley, CO; his aunt and uncle Max and CA Rees of Adel, IA. step-daughter, Shelly (Jim) Brown of Grimes, IA; step-son, Mike (Lynette) Wineland of Madrid, IA; step grandchildren, Connor Wineland of Grimes, IA and Jordan (Brianna) Wineland of Sioux City, IA; step great-grandchildren, Jadyn and Josie Wineland and Taylor (Zach) Wineland; his sister, Karan Jakel of Estes Park, CO; three brothers, Richard (Pam) Rees of Schuyler, NE, Ted (Candy) Rees of AZ and John (Cindy) Rees of Fort Myers, FL; and several nieces and a nephew. He was preceded in death by his parents Dorothy and Gail Rees.

He will be missed by everyone that knew him.

Memorials can be made to the Humane Society of Weld County in Evans, CO. Online condolences will be welcomed at www.IlesCares.com.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES BRANDT CHAPEL

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Brethren Cemetery
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Dallas Center, IA US 50063
Friday, May 21, 2021
1:30 PM
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