Lee, Ruthella Chaplin – Obituary

Ruthella Chaplin Lee, 95, died Wednesday, May 10 [1989], in Providence Hospital in Centralia. She was born Oct. 3, 1893, in Brownsville, Ore., and was the daughter of Ralph and Sarah [Coshow] Chaplin. Lee attended Bellingham Normal School and was a teacher in the Chehalis School District until her marriage in 1917 to Virgin R. Lee. He died in 1986.

She was a life member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a long-time member of the St. Helen’s Club and the Pioneers of Washington.

Surviving are a son, William R. “Bill” Lee of Chehalis; three granddaughters; and three great grandchildren.

Contributed by: Shelli Steedman




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AccessGenealogy.com. United States Obituaries. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 23 April 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/oregon/lee-ruthella-chaplin-obituary.htm - Last updated on Jul 20th, 2012


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