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Obituary: Lila Rae Reese

Lila Rae, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away in Surprise, Ariz., on May 6, 2011, at the age of 85. She was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and attended both the University of Idaho and the University of Utah where she met Jack - her husband of 63 years.

Avid golfers, they enjoyed playing courses around the country.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and LaVerne Buckmiller and one granddaughter. Lila Rae is survived by her husband Jack; daughters, Sherri Steenson (John) and Connie Buckley; grandchildren Kelly Baughman, Kory Baughman (Pete), Nick Buckley (Natalie), and Scott Buckley (Katie); great-grandchildren Carson Buckley, Logan Hague, Ethan Buckley, and Parker Hague; brothers Robert Buckmiller (Donna) and Val Buckmiller (Gaye); brothers-in-law, Bill Reese and Val Bennett; sister-in-law Margie Ogden; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Services will be May 12, 2011, at Sunland Memorial Park, 15826 Del Webb Blvd., Sun City, Ariz., with visitation at 10 and funeral at 11 a.m. Condolences can be made at

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