Posted: May 26th, 2016

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Reece L Glines, loving husband, father and grandfather passes away peacefully, Monday, May 23, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada after a short illness. Reece was born in Cardston, Alberta, Canada on November 9, 1930. He was the son of Basil Zoram and Grace Lamb Glines. Reece graduated from Cardston High School in 1949, Brigham Young University in 1957 with degrees in Chemistry and Chemical engineering, and obtained a masters degree in Plant Engineering form Utah State University in 1973. Reece was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He served a 28-month proselyting mission to New Zealand as a young man, service missions as a construction facilitator on the Mount Timpanogos Utah Temple and the Montreal Quebec Temple. He was ordained a High Priest on May 12, 1963 and held varied callings throughout his life. He loved his calling as Regional Church History Representative allowing him to interview members and preserve their personal histories. Reece worked at several jobs in his career including 22 years at Hercules Chemical Company as a plant engineer and 5 years in the Southern States region office and International Building Department for the LDS Church with assignment around the world. He retired early in 1991. Reece married Luzon Bringhurst on September 17, 1955. They are the parents of six children, living most of their marriage in American Fork, Utah and Toquerville, Utah. They later divorced. Reece married Rea Skelton on September 27, 2014, residing in Lethbridge, Alberta. Rea has four grown children and one deceased daughter. Reece loved to build things, was very handy, and could fix most anything. He was a great mentor and teacher, passing on his skills to children, grandchildren, and friends. He loved playing the organ, a good road trip, dancing, visiting with friends, and being with family. Reece is survived by his wife Rea, his six children: DeVerl and Jayne Glines, Erlene and Craig Skinn, Brett and Leanne Glines, Jeralee and Lee Rawlings, Andrea and Bruce Summerhays, Kendall and Tiffany Glines. Rea’s children: Juanita Gregson (deceased), Warren Gregson, Jim and Shawna Gregson, Greg and Nichole Skelton, Julia and Kyle Jarrett. Together Reece and Rea have 32 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

Friends may meet the family on Friday, May 27 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at CHRISTENSEN SALMON GENERATIONS FUNERAL HOME, 703-13 Street North, Lethbridge, or prior to the funeral service on Saturday at the Church from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, LETHBRIDGE WEST STAKE CENTRE, 560 Highlands Blvd. West, Lethbridge. Interment to follow in the Cardston Cemetery.

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