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Posted on: November 1, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Memorial Services for retired Chief of Police Dennis Rees

Dennis Rees

Dennis "Denny" Rees. Beloved husband of Maggie (nee Hall) Rees. Loving father of Dennis Scott (Holly) Rees and Jason Rees. Proud grandfather of Lauren & Ashley Rees. Cherished son of the late Robert R. and Anna Mae Rees. Dear brother of Kathy (Paul) Gessendorf, Genny Hall,Terry (Cathy) Rees, Dorothy Sue Rees, Patrick (Marian) Rees, and the late Robert (Nancy) Rees, Jr. Passed away October 26, 2018 at the age of 71. 


Denny was Vietnam Veteran with the United States Army. While serving he earned several awards and medals. Those honors included: Two Purple Hearts, Bronze Star Medal (10 LC & with V Device), Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal (with 60 Device), Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Bronze Star, and the Army Commendation Medal. Denny was honorably discharged from the United States Army as a Captain. 

Denny was the Chief of Police for the City of Loveland and Police Captain for the City of Cincinnati. 

Family and friends will be received from 10 AM - 12 Noon on Saturday, November 3 at New Hope Baptist Church, 1401 Loveland Madeira Rd, Loveland, OH 45140, where services will be held at 12 Noon with Fraternal Order of Police Services and Full Military Honors.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Denny may be directed to The Shield, 7149 Ridge Road, Cincinnati, OH 45237 or Hospice of Cincinnati. P.O. Box 633597, Cincinnati, OH 45263-3597


Information for this post was obtained in partnership with the Tufts Schildmeyer Family Funeral Homes and the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police.  

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