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John R. Rebb of Scottsdale, Ariz., died peacefully on Saturday, July 26, 2014.

John was born on Nov. 28, 1943 in Biwabik, Minn., son of Rudy and Mayme Rebrovich of Aurora, Minn.

He completed his Bachelor of Science Degree (Cum Laude) and his Master of Science Degree (Industrial Education) at the University of Minnesota; then, began a lifetime career in education. He retired in 2002 from the Phoenix Union High School District as Principal of Metro Tech.

He leaves behind his wife Sandra of Scottsdale, Ariz.; sister Margie Haanpaa and husband Harlan of Grand Rapids, Minn.; son Michael Rebb and wife Kristin of Arizona; stepchildren Katherine Ward and husband Shawn of Arizona, Steve Martin of Texas, and three grandchildren.

CELEBRATION OF LIFE: 9 a.m. Friday, Aug, 8, 2014 at Greenwood Memorial Lawn - Serenity Chapel, 719 N. 27th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85009. His ashes will be placed in a private location. Memorial gifts in memory of John R. Rebb can be mailed to Mayo Clinic for Multiple Myeloma Research, 13400 E. Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85259 or to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower, Phoenix, AZ., 85016. Please visit to leave John's family online condolence messages