Surname: Lee

Lee, Geneva Hodges – Obituary

Geneva Lee, native Ellensburg resident, died at Bernath Nursing Home, Monday, Jan. 20, 1969, at the age of 81. She was born here July 11, 1887, and moved to Waterville as a small child, she later returned to Ellensburg to make her home. She was married to William Mack Lee, Oct. 5, 1904 in North Yakima. He preceded her in death in 1949. They farmed here in the Valley and were the owners of racehorses. They made their home at 804 E. 4th St., were members of the Christian Church. She is survived by one son, Melvin Lee, Seattle; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Dean Hortin, Manson, Wash.; and three step grandchildren. Funeral services will be at the Evenson Chapel, Thursday, Jan. 23, 10 a.m. Rev. Maurice Swisher will officiate and burial will follow in the IOOF...

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Lee, C. Melvin – Obituary

C. Melvin “Mel” Lee, 86, a four-year resident of Olympia, died of cancer Saturday, May 27, 1995, in Mother Joseph Care Center, Olympia. He was born Nov. 15, 1908, to William and Geneva (Hodges) Lee in Ellensburg, where he graduated from Ellensburg High School. Mr. Lee graduated from Washington State University with a bachelor’s degree in education. He married Claudia (Swenson) Lee on April 3, 1947 in Seattle. Mr. Lee was in the Army from 1943 to 1946, serving in the Philippines and the United States. Mr. Lee taught and coached athletics for several schools in Washington. He was superintendent of public education in Manson, Chelan County and the Boisfort School District. He later worked for Boeing until his retirement. He was interested in sports, especially baseball and the Seattle Mariners. After graduating from college he had played semi professional baseball in Eastern Washington. He also enjoyed traveling. Besides his wife, Claudia, of Olympia, Mr. Lee is survived by a stepdaughter, Rosemary Hortin, Lacey; three grandchildren, and four great grandchildren. A memorial service for Mr. Lee will begin at 1 p.m. Friday, June 2, in Mother Joseph Center, Olympia. Dr. Larry Specter will officiate. Interment will be in Ellensburg [IOOF]. The family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Mother Joseph Care Center, Olympia. Arrangements are by Mills and Mills Funeral Directors, Olympia. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Lee, Claudia H. Swenson – Obituary

Claudia H. Lee, 95, resident of Tumwater for two years, died of natural causes Thursday, Aug. 10, 1995, in Mother Joseph Care Center. She was born May 3, 1900 in Gaylord, Minn., to Swen and Augusta (Erickson) Swenson. She married Melvin Lee on April 3, 1947 in Seattle. Mrs. Lee worked as a beautician and in the insurance industry. She belonged to Plymouth Congregational Church of Seattle. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting. She also liked gardening and flowers, crossword puzzles and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mrs. Lee is survived by her daughter, Rosemary Hortin, and husband, Dean, Olympia; three grandchildren; four great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Lee. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, in Mother Joseph Care Center, Olympia. Minister Dr. Larry L. Speicher will officiate. Inurnment will be at a later date. [IOOF Cemetery, Ellensburg, WA] The family suggests memorial donations be made to Mother Joseph Care Center, Olympia. Arrangements are by Mills and Mills Funeral Directors, Olympia. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Lee, Maria Essex – Obituary

Mrs. J. M. Lee of this city expired at the family residence on the 4th of consumption, after an illness of several months. The deceased leaves to mourn her death a husband and five children two daughters, and three sons, namely, Mrs. G. W. Majors, Geary; Mrs. A. E. Bracken of this city and Oscar, Harley and Bernice Lee. The funeral services were held at the First M. E. church, Rev. S. M. Nickols preaching the funeral sermon. The sons of the deceased acted as pallbearers. [It appears that 15 years later, Maria’s body was moved from Kingfisher to Fairlawn Cemetery in Oklahoma City.] Kingfisher Free Press, November 17, 1904 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Lee, Marshall F. – Obituary

Thursday at 10:3:00 PM funeral services will be held in the Miles Memorial Chapel for Marshall F. Lee. The Rev. Edwin W. Parker, Methodist minister, will conduct the rites. He will be taken to the Forest Park Cemetery at Anthony, KS for burial in the family plot. Graveside services are scheduled for 3 PM. Lee, 70, died Tuesday morning at his home [March 2, 1948], 1019 N Union Street. He had been in failing health for the past eight years and had been confined to a wheel chair for 16 months. Formerly in the dry cleaning business here, Lee had made his home in Ponca City since 1929. His wife, 2 sons, two sisters, a brother and 4 grandchildren survive him. The Ponca City News, March 3, 1948 Brother Dies in Oklahoma Marshall Lee, brother of Mrs. Ina Brownfield, and a former resident of Anthony, passed away Tuesday morning, March 2nd, at his home in Ponca City, Oklahoma, after a lingering illness. Funeral services will be held in Ponca City. Burial will be in Forest Park cemetery, Anthony. All arrangements have not been made at this time. The Anthony Republican, Anthony, KS, March 4, 1948 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Lee, Burnham ‘Bernie’ D. – Obituary

Bernie Lee, 52 years old, brother of Oscar Lee, pioneer city developer, died Monday [September 12, 1932] in Kansas City after an illness of 11 months. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hahn’s Funeral Home, with burial in Fairlawn Cemetery [Kingfisher Co., OK]. Survivors are his wife [Julia], a sister, Mrs. A. E. Bracken [Nellie] of Kingfisher, and three brothers, Oscar, Harley, and Harker of Kansas City. With his twin brother, Harker, Bernie Lee once was prominent in University of Oklahoma athletics. He was an Oklahoma City resident for 20 years before moving to Kansas City eight years ago. The Lee family was one of the largest Oklahoma City property owners. Oscar Lee built the Lee-Huckins Hotel and the Lee Building, now occupied by the Liberty National Bank. The family formerly lived at Kingfisher. The Daily Oklahoman, September 13, 1932 +++++++++++++++++++++ Funeral Notice: Bernie B. of 600 W. 59th St. passed away Sunday evening, age 53 years. Funeral services and interment at Oklahoma City, OK, Wednesday afternoon. Survived by his wife, Mrs. Julia Lee, home address; sister Mrs. A. E. Bracken, Kingfisher, OK; brothers Oscar G. Lee, 94th and State line; Harley E. Lee, home address: Harker H. Lee, 642 W. 59th St. Terrace. For further information call D. W. Newcomer’s Sons. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Lee, Adelaide Marie Murray Howard – Obituary

Funeral services over the body of Mrs. Oscar Grant Lee who died Saturday afternoon [September 2, 1911] at 3 o’clock in St. Paul’s Cathedral. The body of the deceased arrived in Oklahoma City Monday morning [died in Cook Co., IL] and will remain at the residence of Harley E. Lee, 212 West Thirteenth Street, until the time of the funeral. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Lee, Harker Hamilton – Obituary

Funeral services for Harker H. Lee, 612 W. 59th Terrace, who passed away Sunday [November 25, 1934], age 55 years, will be held Tuesday morning, 10:30 o’clock, from the Hahn Funeral Home, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Interment Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Survivors: Wife, Mrs. Abbey Lee; daughter, Miss Adelaide Lee, brother, Harley E. Lee, sister, Mrs. Nellie Bracken; Miss Marie Bracken, both of Kingfisher, Oklahoma; nephew George L. Bracken. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Lee, Myrtle Belle McMillen Grogam – Obituary

Mrs. Myrtle Belle, 600 W. 59th, passed away Fri. morning [December 30, 1932]. Survived by husband, Harley Essex Lee, 600 W. 59th; 2 brothers-in-law, Oscar G. Lee, 94th and State Line; H. H. Lee, 642 W. 59th Terrace. Funeral services and burial will be held in Oklahoma City, OK [Fairlawn Cemetery]. Mrs. Lee will lie in state at D. W. Newcomer’s Sons Community Chapel on Paseo at Robert Gillham Road until 8:30 o’clock Sat. evening. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Lee, Abbie Holston Purdum – Obituary

Mrs. H. H. [Harker Hamilton] Lee, Kansas City, Mo., former city resident, died Sunday [May 2, 1948] after an illness of several weeks. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Newcomer & Sons Funeral Home in Kansas City. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Fairlawn Mausoleum here. Mrs. Lee lived in Oklahoma City from 1905 until 1921. She had remained an active member of the Oklahoma City ’89ers Club and was a past member of the Sorosis Club. Survivors include a brother, Perry Purdum, Dewey; two sisters, Mrs. G. O. Dunseth, Tulsa, and Mrs. Maude Temple, Los Angeles, Calif., and a daughter, Mrs. Fred Armetrout, Kansas City, Mo. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Lee, Marshall Dorr – Obituary

After a long and painful illness, interspersed with periods of convalescence, M. D. Lee died at his home [November 22, 1899] in this city last Wednesday morning. Mr. Lee was born in the State of Indiana, on January 6, 1844, and married to Miss Arda Fisher on December 31, 1874. In 1888 he came to Harper County where he resided continuously up to the time of his death. Mr. Lee was one of our prominent citizens and business men. He was a member of the M. E. Church and of the Knights and Ladies of Security. While engaged in the mercantile business in Anthony, he was elected to the office of county treasurer, in which capacity he served the people for one term, leaving an unblemished official record. After the expiration of his term of office, he reengaged in the mercantile business here, and was so engaged at that time of his death. He has rendered the city valuable services both as councilman and as a member of the board of education. His official and private conduct has always been characterized by energy, prudence and integrity. By his frank and mirthful hearing won a host of friends. Indeed his friends were as numerous as his acquaintances. Funeral services were held on Thursday at the M. E. Church in this city, Rev. Engle officiating. He was buried in Forest Park...

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Lee, Arda Maria Fisher – Obituary

Mrs. M. D. Lee, a resident of this city since 1890, died last Thursday night [April 6, 1922] at the home of her daughter, Mrs. H. W. Brownfield, 315 North Jennings. Funeral services were held at the home Sunday afternoon, the sermon, being preached by Rev. H. W. Cummings, pastor of the Methodist Church, of which Mrs. Lee was a member. Mrs. Lee was a quiet, unassuming woman, a great lover of home and family, and was greatly respected and loved by all who knew her. Although she had been practically an invalid for five years, she was always hopeful and courageous. She was patient and sweet spirited, grateful for her many warm friendships, and cheerful under the most adverse conditions. The obituary, read at the funeral, gives the chief facts of her life as follows: Arda Maria Fisher was born at Vevay, Indiana, June 6, 1851. On December 31, 1874, she was married to Marshall D. Lee, of Clifford, Ind. To this union seven children were born, all of whom survive her. They are Miss Bessie Lee and Mrs. H. W. [Ina] Brownfield, both of Anthony; Mrs. M. E. [Melissa] Raymond, Hutchinson; Mrs. S. H. [Edna] King, Truscott, Texas; Mrs. Chas. [Helen] Lottridge, Great Bend; Marshall F. Lee, Tulsa, Okla.; and Phillip G. Lee, Liberty, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Lee, with their family, came to Kansas in 1887,...

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Dewitt C. Todd of Cortland NY

Dewitt C. Todd7, (Harry6, Dan5, Charles4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Dec. 12, 1831, in Homer, N. Y., married in early life, who died without issue. He married second, Dec. 12, 1869, Rosette Salisbury. He lived in Cortland, N. Y. Children: 1760. Mabel S., b. May 30, 1871, m. Oct. 27, 1897, William H. Lee. No children. 1761. Harry E., b. April 6, 1876, unmarried and lived in Cortland, N....

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Lee, Philip George Washington – Obituary

Services were held at the Parsons Funeral Home, Saturday morning at 10:00 a.m., July 31, 1948 for Philip G. Lee, who passed away at Norton, Kansas, July 29, after a lingering illness of 13 weeks. Philip G. Lee was born June 25, 1899 in Anthony, and died July 29, 1948 at the age of 50 years, 1 month, 4 days. He had been at the Norton Sanitarium for the past 4 weeks. He is survived by his wife in Akron, Ohio; two sisters, Mrs. Ina Brownfield, with whom he had been making his home and Mrs. T. F. Plank of Orlando, Fla. Rev. H. W. Snodgrass officiated and interment was made in Forest Park Cemetery, Anthony. The Anthony Republican and The Anthony Bulletin, August 5, 1948 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Lee, Nicholas, Rev. – Obituary

On last Friday evening [July 11, 1879] Nicholas Lee, a gentleman known to every old-time resident of Polk County, departed this life at his home near Dallas. Mr. Lee was born in Pike County, Ohio, February 11, 1818, and in 1847 crossed the plains to Oregon. In 1848 he came to Polk County and in the year following settled on the place near Dallas, at which place he died. In 1862 he removed with his family to Dallas, where he engaged in merchandising until 1876, when he was succeeded in business by his son J. D. and returned to his farm. For some years he has been affected with a bronchial disease and for the past two years has failed rapidly. Mr. Lee was for almost 40 years a consistent member of the M. E. Church and for 25 years during his residence in this county was a local preacher. He was a man of unwavering principle and one who was respected and esteemed by all with whom he came in contact. A wife [Sarah Hopper] and several sons and daughters, the most of whom reside in this county, are left to mourn the loss of a kind husband and father. On Sunday his remains were laid away in the Odd Fellows’ Cemetery, and a large concourse of people assembled there to witness the last sad rites. The funeral...

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