REA, AMENDUS LEON 1893-1993 Obituary
Northern Wyoming Daily News,
26 Jan. 1993, page 2.
HYATTVILLE --- Amandus Leon Rea, 99 of Hyattville, died
Saturday, Jan. 23, in the Wyoming
in Basin. He was born March 12, 1893, in Colesburg,
Iowa, a son of George T. and Osee
(Daniels) Rea. He received his education in Iowa. He moved to the Hyattville-Ten Sleep
area in 1915. On Oct. 10, 1925, he married Esther Elizabeth Ziesman in Worland.
He was a rancher in the area until 1980 when he moved to the Pioneer Home in
Thermopolis. In 1986, he moved to the retirement center in Basin. Mr. Rea
enjoyed his livestock and growing beans. Survivors include one son, Bob of
Hyattville; two daughters, Emma Graham of Thermopolis and Helen Lehan of
Hyattville; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in
death by his wife on Dec. 19, 1980; two brothers and two sisters. Visitation is
set for noon at 5 p.m. today in the Atwood Family Funeral Home in Basin. The
service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Hyattville United
in Basin, with Rev. Philip J. Mills officiating. Burial will be in Ten Sleep
Cemetery. Atwood Family is in charge of arrangements.