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Marvin Kenneth Rees

January 4, 1932 — October 1, 2022

Marvin K. Rees, age 90, of Garnett, Kansas passed away at the Anderson County Hospital on Saturday, October, 1, 2022.

Marvin Kenneth Rees was born on January 4, 1932 at Talmage, Kansas. He was the seventh of twelve children born to Harry Raymond and Florence Mae (Feik) Rees. Marvin grew up in the Manchester / Talmage area. On February 25, 1956 Marvin was united in marriage to Betty Ann Streeter at Topeka, Kansas. They first made their home in Topeka where they welcomed their three children into the world, Kent, Kirk and Kara. Throughout his working years, Marvin worked in construction related fields. Some of his early work was on the missile bases around Topeka and Osage City. In 1966 the family moved to Olathe where he started working in the heavy and highway construction field for Reno Construction for over thirty years. In 1996 Marvin and Betty moved to Garnett.
In his retirement years, Marvin worked for Beckman Motors driving vehicles from dealership to dealership. In his free time he enjoyed shooting trap at area trap fields and fishing. He and Betty also enjoyed many years of traveling.

Marvin was preceded in death by his parents; five sisters, Wilma (infant), Norma Grapes, Etta Rader, Lila Zimmerman, and Edith Sanders; four brothers, Melvin, Dean, Milton, and Loyal.

He is survived by his wife of sixty-six years, Betty of the home; two sons, Kent Rees of DeSoto, Kansas, and Kirk Rees and Kim of Paola, Kansas; daughter, Kara Keith and Mark of Garnett, Kansas; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Alma Sexton of Paola, Kansas, and Avis Bergman of Hillsboro, Kansas; and one sister in law, Mary Rees of Auburn, Kansas.

Marvin's family will greet friends from 2:00 - 4:00 PM, Saturday, October 22, 2022 at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service chapel in Garnett. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Always & Furever Midwest Animal Sanctuary and may be left in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left at www.feuerbornfuneral.com .
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Saturday, October 22, 2022

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Feuerborn Family Funeral Service - Garnett

219 South Oak Street, Garnett, KS 66032

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