Rosalea G. Rhees, 83, of Commerce City, passed away Nov. 10, 2012, in Thornton. She was born Feb. 11, 1929, in Montpelier, Ohio, to Lewis and Archie (Zimmerman) Lashaway. She attended schools in Milton Center, Ohio, and later married Edward Rhees July 2, 1947, in Ongela, Ind. In May 1981, Rosalea and Edward moved to Commerce City.
Rosalea is survived by her children, Kathryn (Philip) Hosman, of Commerce City, Mark (Roberta) Rhees, of Broomfield and Toni (Gary) Meeker, of Holiday, Fla.; 12 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward, in 2000; both parents, four brothers and five sisters.
Tabor-Rice Funeral Home handled the arrangements.