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Ira Jesse McKee
Birth: Apr. 19, 1885
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 29, 1954
Maplewood
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA

Ira's obituary appeared in the Saint Louis Post-Dispatch, Saint Louis, Missouri, 1 Aug 1954 on page 1d, under the title
McKEE, IRA J.

At the time of his death, Ira was living at 7419 Madge Avenue, Maplewood, Missouri. Ira was an active lodge member. He was a member of Maplewood Lodge No. 566 A. E. & A. M., Shechinah Chapter, No. 132 R. A. M., Jeremiah Council No. 48 R. and S. M., Ascalon Commandery No. 16 K. T., Moolah Temple, Maplewood Chapter, No. 264, O. E. S. and Keystone Lodge I. O. O. F.

In addition, Ira was a carpenter and a member of Carpenters Union Local No. 1739.

Ira married Elsie E. Jost. Ira and Elsie had the following children: Mary Louise, Lois Irene, and Ruth Virginia.

The obituary lists the following survivors: his wife, Elsie; his daughters, Mary Lou Crain, Lois Salzmann, and Ruth Vorhies; his brothers, James, Lemuel, Vernon, and Roland McKee.

According to his obituary, Ira's funeral was Monday, 2 Aug, at 10 a.m. from JAY B. SMITH Funeral Home, 7456 Manchester Avenue to Oakgrove Crematory. In lieu of flowers, the family asked that contributions be made to Shriners Hospital.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Lemuel M. McKee (1859 - 1935)
  Mary Elizabeth Blair McKee (1866 - 1950)
 
 Spouse:
  Elsie E Jost McKee (1889 - ____)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Louise McKee Crain (1917 - 1987)*
  Lois Irene McKee Salzmann (1920 - 1996)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ira Jesse McKee (1885 - 1954)
  James William McKee (1887 - 1964)*
  Nancy Susana McKee Goodbar (1889 - 1927)*
  Vernon Alexander McKee (1893 - 1967)*
  Roland Edsal McKee (1898 - 1956)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Bel-Nor
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
 
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Record added: May 22, 2010
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Ira Jesse McKee
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