Nov. 5, 1928 - July 7, 2013
PLYMOUTH — Kent Eugene Reese, age 84, of Plymouth passed away suddenly, at 12:06 p.m., Sunday, July 7, 2013, at the IU Hospital of Starke County, in Knox, in the Emergency Room.
Kent was born Nov. 5, 1928, in North Township in Marshall County, to Noble and Mildred (Kaufman) Reese. Kent served his country in the Army, as a Master Sergeant, during the Korean War. He received a Bronze Star and a Silver Star. He was the owner of Reese Construction Company. He later became a realtor with Coldwell Banker Hometown Realty. Kent was a past member of, Phi Delta Kappa, Rotary Club, Plymouth Country Club, Moose Lodge, the VFW, and the American Legion. He loved to fish. He also helped with the Building Trades Classes for Plymouth High School.
Kent is survived by his daughter, Marla Flora and her husband, Anton Anderson of Chicago, Ill.; Marla’s mother, Norma Young of Plymouth; his grandsons, Evan Todd Flora (girlfriend, Amber Rans) of Plymouth and Drew Owen Flora of Plymouth; his brothers, Gale (Shirley) Reese of Plymouth, Omer (Beverly) Reese of Chicago, Ill., Dan (Annette) Reese of Milton, Wis., and Ellsworth (Joan) Reese of Olympia, Wash.; his sister, Arlene Ingerham of West Lafayette; his stepchildren, Maria (Mark) Lemert of Plymouth, Michelle (Dan) Sommers and family of Plymouth, and Michael (Kim) Beiter of Indianapolis; along with his stepgrandchildren, Jarrah Lemert, Nick (Kristan) Eckman and son Holten, and Amber Eckman. He was preceded in death by his son, Kent Reese Jr., his brother, Roger Reese; his son-in-law, Todd Flora; his parents, Noble and Mildred Reese; and his wife, Arleen Johnson Reese.
Memorials may be given to:
Foundation for a Drug-Free World
c/o Van Gilder Funeral Home
P.O. Box 457, Plymouth, IN 46563
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