Ellis Leon Rees, 89, of Brigham City, died Wednesday, November 21, 1990 at his home.

He was born September 27, 1901 in Brigham City, a son of David Loren and Sarah Johnson Rees. He married Afton Cressall October 30, 1939 in the Logan LDS Temple. He was a High Priest in the Brigham City LDS 1st Ward and has served a mission to England from 1923-26.He was a past member of the Brigham City Lions Club. He was a dry farmer in West Promontory.

Survived by his wife, Brigham City; two sons, Frank Leon Rees, Brigham City; Dan Loren Rees of Cunningham, Tenn.; three daughters, Katharine Marie Rees, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Glenn (Margaret) Stephens, South Jordan; M. Elizabeth Thorpe, Woods Cross; 20 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son and a granddaughter.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 24, at 11 a.m., in the Brigham City 1st Ward Chapel, 236 East 100 South. Friends may call at the Olsen-Myers Mortuary, 205 South 100 East, Friday, from 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Interment, Brigham City Cemetery.

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