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Ronald C. Rees, 81, Logansport, passed away at 4:25 a.m. Monday, June 12, 2017, at Logansport Memorial Hospital.
Born May 4, 1936, in Deal, England, he was the son of the late Edward C. and Sarah (Thomas) Chapman and his adopted parents, Morgan and Gwenllian (Davies) Rees. Ronald served in the Medical Corps for the British Army prior to moving to the United States. On Aug. 6, 1996, he married Kay "Kasie" Cohagan. Ronald had formerly worked for the Chicago Tribune for 15 years and then retired in 1993 as a Prudential Life Insurance agent. He was a member of River of Life Christian Church. Ronald was also a former member of Gideon's International and the National Association of Securities Division. Ronald loved playing the piano and most of all spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife, Kay of Logansport, daughter, Susan Heck (Scott) of Illinois, son, Michael Rees (Peggy) of Warsaw, stepdaughter, Kayanne Murray of Rochester, stepson, Tom Clem (Elisa) of Logansport, brother, Maurice Chapman (Barbara) of New Zealand, sister, Mary Crawford (David) of Wales, grandchildren, Roxanne, Jacob, Jordyn, Jarod, Nicci and Madyson, and great-grandchildren, Adam, Connor, Chloe, Machia, McKenna, Hagan and Blaine.
He was preceded in death by brother Edwin and sisters Gwen and May.
A celebration of life service will take place at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the River of Life Christian Church and/or the American Heart Association. Please sign the online guestbook or leave a condolence for the family at www.ransfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Homes, Royal Center Chapel.
Published on June 13, 2017
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