Rex Noreen

Rex Earl Noreen, 50, of Rigby, found his parking spot in heaven on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, surrounded by loved ones.

He was born Dec. 11, 1961, in Rexburg, Idaho, the sixth of nine children born to LaVerl and Bernice Noreen.

He attended schools in Lincoln and Ammon. He graduated from Bonneville High School.

Rex married Kim M. Crapo on March 25, 1979, in Idaho Falls. From this union they had three children and five grandchildren.

He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He worked as a crane operator for 34 years. Ten of those years were with Intermountain Erectors Inc., and for 24 of those years, he worked with his brothers and father at Noreen Brothers Construction.

Rex enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. True to the Idaho outdoor spirit, he liked fishing, hunting and camping.

He is survived by his wife, Kim Noreen of Rigby; daughters, Melisa Call and Marcy Noreen, both of Idaho Falls; son, Tyson (Laura) Noreen of New York City, N.Y.; his parents, LaVerl and Bernice Noreen of Rigby; brothers, Gary (Erica) Noreen and Ron Noreen, both of Rigby, and Steve (Cindy) Noreen of Idaho Falls; sisters, Diane Noreen of Anchorage, Alaska, RaNae (Mike) Moore of Pocatello, Larale (Martin) Baldwin of Spokane, Wash., Leah (Steve) Girard of Boise, and Janet (Matt) Carlson of Rigby; and five grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at noon, Wednesday, Nov, 14, at the Rigby East Stake Center, 300 North on the Ririe Highway. The family will visit with friends from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Wednesday prior to services at the church. Burial will be in Ririe-Shelton Cemetery under the direction of Wood Funeral Home.

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Published in Post Register on Nov. 11, 2012