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Emma Lucille Huber Lee
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Birth: Jul. 12, 1910
Sonora, Mexico
Death: Dec. 28, 2004
Safford
Graham County
Arizona, USA

SAFFORD, Ariz. Emma Huber Lee, 94, formerly of East Helena, died Dec. 28, 2004, of pancreatic cancer at the home of her daughter in Safford, Ariz. Emma was born July 12, 1910, in Colonia Morales, Sonora, Mexico, where parents Arnold Huber and Estella Francom Huber had emigrated to join other Mormon colonists there. In 1912, her family fled Mexico during the Mexican Revolution and settled in Mesa, Ariz. She had four older sisters, all of whom preceded her in death, and one brother, Rey Huber, who survives her in Kanosh, Utah. She married Carl Lee in 1932 and they had four children. In the early 1950s Emma finished her college degree in elementary education, graduating from Arizona State College. She began teaching school in 1953 and retired in 1975.

In 1984 she moved to East Helena to be near her daughter, Nathel Martin (Thomas) and family. In 2002 with declining health and memory, she moved to the home of her daughter Karen Lines (John Wayne) in Safford, Ariz.

She is survived by her four children: Arnold Lee (June) of Elyria, Ohio; JoAnn Packer (C.H.) of Taylor, Ariz.; Nathel Martin (Thomas) of Clancy; and Karen Lines (John Wayne) of Safford, Ariz. She leaves behind 27 grandchildren including five originally from the Helena area: Michael Martin (Nicole) of Oceanside, Calif; Lisa McKee (Michael) of Chesapeake, Va.; Chad Martin of Helena; Ross Martin of Campbell, Calif.; and Jama McKinney (Matt) of Ladera Ranch, Calif., 48 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren also survive her.

At Emma's adamant request there was no formal funeral service. Family and friends gathered at the Bunker Family Mortuary in Mesa, Ariz., Jan. 8, 2005, and shared stories and memories of Emma. Interment was in the Mesa City Cemetery in Mesa, Ariz.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Arnold Casper Huber (1875 - 1948)
  Estella Eleanor Francom Huber (1875 - 1959)
 
 Spouse:
  Carl Hall Lee (1910 - 1993)
 
 Children:
  JoAnn Lee Packer (1935 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Daisy Eleanor Huber Jones (1899 - 1987)*
  Pearl Elizabeth Huber Haws (1902 - 1992)*
  Eva Estella Huber Johnson (1904 - 1992)*
  Esther Louise Huber Miller (1907 - 1994)*
  Emma Lucille Huber Lee (1910 - 2004)
  Rey Arnold Huber (1913 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
HER CHILDREN ARNOLD, JO ANN, NATHEL, KAREN
 
Burial:
City of Mesa Cemetery
Mesa
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA
 
Maintained by: Ted and Kathleen (Hulet)...
Originally Created by: A Marine's Daughter
Record added: Jan 18, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10343047
Emma Lucille <i>Huber</i> Lee
Added by: HJS
 
Emma Lucille <i>Huber</i> Lee
Added by: Ted and Kathleen (Hulet) Cox
 
Emma Lucille <i>Huber</i> Lee
Added by: Ted and Kathleen (Hulet) Cox
 
 
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- A Marine's Daughter
 Added: Apr. 10, 2012
We really miss you Aunt Emma
- Ted and Kathleen (Hulet) Cox
 Added: Apr. 6, 2012
May you rest in glorious peace
- A Marine's Daughter
 Added: Jan. 5, 2010
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