John C. Lees, 48, died June 7. Born in Racine, January 19, 1968, he was the son of the late Robert and Jane (Nee:  St.  Amour) Lees.

John C. Lees was a self-employed carpenter for many years. A free spirit, he loved riding his motorcycle and playing his guitar. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and hunting in Bagley, WI with his family. But more than anything, John was a devoted father  and cherished the time he spent with his children.

He will be dearly missed by his very dear friend and mother of his children, Kimmy; his four children, Ryan, Rylee, Roland, and Rachel; his two adult children, Alex and Brianna; siblings, Leslie (Dave) Wentzell, Pamela Cruzen, Robert (Evie) Lees, William (Susan) Lees, Nancy (Al) Pederson, Sara (Rich) Stanton, Felicia (John) Murphy, John Lees, Matthew (Alma) Lees, Anne (Gene) Hewlett; other relatives and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at the funeral home.  Relatives and friends may meet with the family Wednesday at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until time of service at 5:30 p.m.  Memorials to the family for his children have been suggested.

MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME