Bullhead City, Ariz. - Ralph L. Reece, 85, died March 20, 2014, in Bullhead City, Ariz.
Ralph was born in Emmet County, Iowa, to Anthony and Opal (Roe) Reece and eventually moved to New Ulm. He served as a Technician Fifth Grade in the U.S. Army from 1946 to 1949,].
Ralph is survived by his wife Ilene M. Reece, of Bullhead City; by seven children: Paul Reece, of Ladson, S.C., Marion Linney, Palm Bay, Fla., Anthony Reece, Gilbert, Ariz. Rebecca Hochstedler, Laughlin, Nev., Lee Reece, Anaheim, Calif.; Terry Reece, Atascadero, Calif.; Darleen Reece, Lompoc, Calif.
A graveside service will be held at New Ulm Catholic Cemetery, June 28. Arrangements are being made by Minnesota Valley Funeral Home.