Wilbert Reese, 84Wilbert G. Reese, 84, died Monday, Dec. 24, at his home in Goodhue, Minn.
Wilbert G. Reese, 84, died Monday, Dec. 24, at his home in Goodhue, Minn.
He was born on Aug. 10, 1928, in Goodhue to George and Alvina (Diercks) Reese. He graduated from St. John's Parochial School in Goodhue and went on to attend the School of Agriculture in St. Paul. On Sept. 16, 1950, he married Leora Born. They farmed in rural Goodhue and Zumbrota until moving to Goodhue, where Wilbert worked at the Goodhue Elevator until he retired. Wilbert enjoyed being with family and friends.
Wilbert is survived by his wife, Leora; two daughters, Judy (Norbert) Rehder of Danbury, Wis., Jean (Bob) Crouch of Crossville, Tenn.; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Lois Zemke and Miriam Hinrichs; and one brother, Richard Reese.
He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Steven.
Memorials are preferred to the Chapel of the Air.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at St. John's Lutheran Church in rural Goodhue, with Reverend Andrew Krause officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service at the church.
Funeral arrangements are by the Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson - Mahn Chapel. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com.
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