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HOULTON - Evelyn Reese, 79, died February 13, 2015, in Houlton.  She was born July 20, 1935, in Alexander, the daughter of Robert and Doris (Hunnewell) Keene.

Evelyn enjoyed gardening and feeding the birds.

She is survived by her children, Robert Reese and his wife, Emily, of Houlton, Carol Reese of Houlton, Doris Reese of Columbia, SC, Brent Reese and his wife, Lori, of Madison, Mary Murchie of Houlton and Patricia Gilman of East Hartford, CT; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a sister, Elaine Joseph of Belfast; 2 brothers, Ernest Keene of Litchfield and John Keene of Palermo; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Laurel; sisters, Irene and Edith; and brothers, Royce and Linden.

Friends may call 11 a.m.-12 p.m. on Tuesday, February 17, at Bowers Funeral Home, 10 Water Street, Houlton, where funeral services will be 12 p.m. with the Rev. Jessie Drysdale officiating. Spring interment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may donate to the Alzheimer's Association, 383 US Route 1, Suite 2C, Scarborough, ME 04074. For an online memory book and to leave condolences, please visit www.bowersfuneral.com.
Published on  February 14, 2015
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