Owen E. Rees

  • Born: November 13, 1925
  • Died: June 19, 2017
  • Location: Fall River, Wisconsin

Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral & Cremation Services, Columbus

146 South Dickason Boulevard
Columbus, WI 53925

Tel. (920) 623-3150

Tribute & Message From The Family


Owen E. Rees, 91, longtime resident of Fall River/Fountain Prairie passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017 at Clearview Nursing Home in Juneau.

Owen was born the son of Daniel O. and Margaret E. (Jones) Rees on November 13, 1925 in Fountain Prairie, WI. He was a graduate of Columbus High School. Owen served in the U.S. Navy During WWII as a radioman. He was married to Marjorie Mae Craytor. He was later married to Dorothy Foote. Owen owned and operated Rees Travel Agency for over 30 years in Madison and later Owen's Travel Service in Columbus.

Owen is survived by his daughter, Ann; his son, Daniel Owen Rees II; his step-daughters: Rose and Connie; his sister, Bella Rees; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Marjorie; his wife, Dorothy; his daughters: Donna and Bonnie; his sister, Mary Miller; and his brother, Haydn.

A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Monday, June 26, 2017 at the Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home in Columbus. Interment will take place at Fountain Prairie Cemetery, township of Fountain Prairie, WI.

Memorials may be directed to Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin.