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Leona Marie Lee

January 22, 1922 — May 27, 2022

Leona Lee, age 100, of Milaca, passed away Friday, May 27, 2022.

Memorial services will be held Friday, June 3, 2022 at 11 AM at Trinity Lutheran Church in Milaca.  Interment will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.

Leona Marie Lee was born January 22, 1922 to Charles and Lena (Blom) Stevens.  She was born in the family farmhouse near Edgerton, MN, during a blizzard.  When she was four years old, she moved to a farm in Benton County.  Leona attended country school and graduated from Milaca High School in 1939.  She was united in marriage to Leonard Lee on April 20, 1940 and they lived on a farm northwest of Milaca.  Leona was a farmer’s wife and enjoyed gardening, cooking and entertaining family and friends.  She was a secretary in insurance offices for thirty-five years.  Leona served as the clerk of Milaca Township for twenty-three years and as a member of the board of Minnesota Township Officers and the Milaca United Way.  She was also the secretary-treasurer for the Mille Lacs County American Red Cross and Brookside Cemetery.  Leona served as bookkeeper for Forest Hill Cemetery for many years and as an offering teller at Trinity Lutheran Church.  Leona passed away Friday, May 27, 2022.

She is survived by one daughter, Patricia (Stuart) Packard;  sons, Mark (Jackie) Lee and Tim (JoAnn) Lee;  grandchildren, Cindy (Vern) Malloch, Scott Packard, Chad (Ann) Lee, Amber (Louie) Kuisle, Heather (George) Zdenek and Jason Lee;  nine great-grandchildren;  three great-great-grandchildren;  sister, Ida McKibben;  brother, Ed (Jeanne) Stevens;  also by many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents;  husband, Leonard in 1984;  son, Larry;  brother, Robert Stevens and sister-in-law, Billie Stevens.

 

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Visitation

Friday, June 3, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Trinity Lutheran Church

735 2nd St SE, Milaca, MN 56353

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Memorial Service

Friday, June 3, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Trinity Lutheran Church

735 2nd St SE, Milaca, MN 56353

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