Edsell Reames, 87

Edsell Clark Reames, 87, passed away on May 1, 2012 in New Albany, Ind.

Edsell was born on March 3, 1925 to the late Olen Raymond and Evilo (Clark) Reames. He was a proud Marine who served in the South Pacific during World War II. Edsell retired from The Continental Can Company and was a member of the American Legion and The Eagles. He had attended the First Baptist Church in Three Rivers, where he also resided for most of his life.

Edsell is survived by his wife of 65 years, Mary Jean (Martin) Reames; son, Gary Reames (Jan); daughter, Linda Mohney (Keith); sisters, Carolyn Breece and Shirley Van Zile (Richard); grandchildren, Laura Reames, Steven Gibson, Shannon Mohney and Jennifer Faitelson (Jamie); great-grandchildren, Brett, Alexandra and Sarah. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his daughter, Deborah Goerler; two brothers and four sisters.

A Memorial Service will be held at Hohner Funeral Home in Three Rivers at a later time.

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