Jon M. Rees, 75, of Valparaiso passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2022. He was born February 9, 1947 in Rushville, Indiana to Kermit & Elizabeth (Spacey) Rees, graduated from New Salem High School, served proudly with the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War, and received a B.S. in Aviation from Purdue University. Jon made his career with Bethlehem Steel as a Technical Supervisor until 1988 when he transitioned to become the Information Technology Supervisor for the Porter County Interlocal until his retirement in 2009.
Jon blessed those around him with his humor, love, and wisdom. Jon had a wonderful knack for solving problems and giving others his grace. Jon is, was, and forever shall be “One of the good ones”.
On June 12, 1970 he married Jan Willis who preceded him in death in 2009. On October 27, 2021 he married Melissa Minton Oestreich who survives along with his siblings, Kermit Rees, Jr., Doneita Neukam, Pamela Nester, Susan Carpenter, and step-children, Morgan (Matt) Allen & Robert (Heather) Oestreich, Jr.  He was also preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Bonnie Jo.
Family, friends, and others whose lives Jon has touched are invited to a visitation to be held Saturday, May 21st from 11 am – 1 pm at Moeller Funeral Home, Valparaiso with funeral service beginning at 1:00 pm, Chaplain Ben Polhemus officiating with entombment to follow at Graceland Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the VNA Hospice of Northwest Indiana.

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