Spencer T. Rees

20 Oct 1920 - 3 Dec 2009

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20 Oct 1920 - 3 Dec 2009
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Spencer T. Rees 1920 ~ 2009 Loa, Utah - Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, Spencer T. Rees, age 89, died suddenly at his home in Loa on December 3, 2009. He was born October 20, 1920 in Loa, a son of Brigham and Viola Taylor Rees. He graduated from Wayne High Sc
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Spencer T. Rees

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Casado(a): 24 Mar 1944
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Loa Cemetery

Unnamed Rd
Loa, Wayne, Utah
United States

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Rees our children Stephen M, Spencer Devon, Stanley K, Jolynn, Carolee, Sterling M
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May 3, 2013
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Colaborador: toooldtohunt Created: 1 year ago Updated: 1 year ago

Spencer T. Rees 1920 ~ 2009 Loa, Utah - Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, Spencer T. Rees, age 89, died suddenly at his home in Loa on December 3, 2009. He was born October 20, 1920 in Loa, a son of Brigham and Viola Taylor Rees. He graduated from Wayne High School, Class of 1938. He attended Weber State College in Ogden for one year, majoring in Telegraphy. He joined the Army Air Corps and served his country during World War II. He married Luzenia Mayhew, March 24, 1944 in the Manti LDS Temple. Spencer was very active in the LDS Church, serving in numerous positions including Bishop of the Loa Ward for eight years, Wayne Stake High Council, Temple assignments in the St. George Temple for three years, missionary service, first as a young man in the Northern States Mission and then with his wife in the Philippines Cebu Mission; San Diego California Mission and at Cove Fort. Spencer was a farmer-dairyman his entire life and besides his family, his farm was his life. He was proud of his beautiful farm in dry valley. He served as a Director for Garkane Power; on the Loa Town Board; was a member of the American Legion and was a baseball coach. Spencer enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, music and quartet singing. His greatest joy was being with his children, grandchildren and great-grand-children, playing old fashioned games and singing old songs. He is survived by his loving wife, Luzenia, of Loa; children: Stephen and Linda Rees, currently serving an LDS Mission in the Moscow Russia Mission; Stanley and Karen Rees of Sandy; Carolee and Craig Tatton of Centerville; Devon and Claudia Rees of Midway; Jolynn and Jim Blodgett, currently serving an LDS Mission in Nauvoo; Sterling and Cynthia Rees of Salem; 28 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; brother and sisters: Kenneth and Loyia Rees of Bicknell; Rhoda (Burns, deceased) Magleby of Pittsburg, California; Nola Myrl and Ted Christensen of American Fork. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Craig Stanley Rees and a great-granddaughter, Abigail Mitchell. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. in the Loa LDS Stake Center, where friends may call for viewing Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. or Wednesday morning from 11:00 to 12:30 prior to the services. Burial with military honors accorded by the Harold Brown American Legion Post #92 will be in the Loa Cemetery under the care of the Springer Turner Funeral Home of Richfield and Salina, Utah. Online guest book at: www.springerturner.com Published in Deseret News on Dec. 6, 2009

Life timeline of Spencer T. Rees

1920
Spencer T. Rees was born on 20 Oct 1920
Spencer T. Rees was 19 years old when Adolf Hitler signs an order to begin the systematic euthanasia of mentally ill and disabled people. Adolf Hitler was a German politician, demagogue, and Pan-German revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator, Hitler initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939, and was central to the Holocaust.
Spencer T. Rees was 25 years old when World War II: Combat ends in the Pacific Theater: The Japanese Instrument of Surrender is signed by Japanese Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu and accepted aboard the battleship USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. The Pacific War, sometimes called the Asia-Pacific War, was the theater of World War II that was fought in the Pacific and Asia. It was fought over a vast area that included the Pacific Ocean and islands, the South West Pacific, South-East Asia, and in China.
Spencer T. Rees was 35 years old when Disneyland Hotel opens to the public in Anaheim, California. The Disneyland Hotel is a resort hotel located at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, owned by the Walt Disney Company and operated through its Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products division. Opened on October 5, 1955, as a motor inn owned and operated by Jack Wrather under an agreement with Walt Disney, the hotel was the first to officially bear the Disney name. Under Wrather's ownership, the hotel underwent several expansions and renovations over the years before being acquired by Disney in 1988. The hotel was downsized to its present capacity in 1999 as part of the Disneyland Resort expansion.
Spencer T. Rees was 49 years old when During the Apollo 11 mission, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the Moon. Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first two people on the Moon. Mission commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin, both American, landed the lunar module Eagle on July 20, 1969, at 20:17 UTC. Armstrong became the first person to step onto the lunar surface six hours after landing on July 21 at 02:56:15 UTC; Aldrin joined him about 20 minutes later. They spent about two and a quarter hours together outside the spacecraft, and collected 47.5 pounds (21.5 kg) of lunar material to bring back to Earth. Michael Collins piloted the command module Columbia alone in lunar orbit while they were on the Moon's surface. Armstrong and Aldrin spent 21.5 hours on the lunar surface before rejoining Columbia in lunar orbit.
Spencer T. Rees was 58 years old when Jim Jones led more than 900 members of the Peoples Temple to mass murder/suicide in Jonestown, Guyana, hours after some of its members assassinated U.S. Congressman Leo Ryan (pictured). James Warren Jones was an American religious cult leader who initiated and was responsible for a mass suicide and mass murder in Jonestown, Guyana. He considered Jesus Christ as being in compliance with an overarching belief in socialism as the correct social order. Jones was ordained as a Disciples of Christ pastor, and he achieved notoriety as the founder and leader of the Peoples Temple cult.
Spencer T. Rees was 61 years old when The first launch of a Space Shuttle (Columbia) takes place: The STS-1 mission. The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), as part of the Space Shuttle program. Its official program name was Space Transportation System (STS), taken from a 1969 plan for a system of reusable spacecraft of which it was the only item funded for development. The first of four orbital test flights occurred in 1981, leading to operational flights beginning in 1982. In addition to the prototype whose completion was cancelled, five complete Shuttle systems were built and used on a total of 135 missions from 1981 to 2011, launched from the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida. Operational missions launched numerous satellites, interplanetary probes, and the Hubble Space Telescope (HST); conducted science experiments in orbit; and participated in construction and servicing of the International Space Station. The Shuttle fleet's total mission time was 1322 days, 19 hours, 21 minutes and 23 seconds.
Spencer T. Rees was 69 years old when Nelson Mandela is released from Victor Verster Prison outside Cape Town, South Africa after 27 years as a political prisoner. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country's first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. His government focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid by tackling institutionalised racism and fostering racial reconciliation. Ideologically an African nationalist and socialist, he served as President of the African National Congress (ANC) party from 1991 to 1997.
Spencer T. Rees died on 3 Dec 2009 at the age of 89
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