|Birth: ||Jul. 18, 1918|
|Death: ||Jan. 18, 2008|
L. Kathleen Lee
July 18, 1918 - Jan. 18, 2008
EVANSVILLE - L. Kathleen Lee, 89, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2008, in the Riverpointe Health Campus. Kathleen was born to George Washington and Nellie Bly (Logan) Miller on July 18, 1918. She was a dedicated teacher for 37 years. During her tenure as a teacher she taught kindergarten through the 10th grade. Her final ten years were spent teaching at Beiger Jr. High School in Mishawaka, Indiana. She earned her teaching degree at Indiana State Teachers College in Terre Haute, Indiana, and she later went back to Bethel College in Mishawaka to earn her bachelor's degree. She was a charter member of Clay United Methodist Church in South Bend, Indiana, where she was the director of the education department. Kathleen was a member of numerous teaching associations. During her leisure time, Kathleen enjoyed playing bridge and pinochle. She appreciated the outdoors camping with her family and traveling in the family camper to many exciting destinations. At home, Kathleen tended her garden. Her favorite flowers were her roses. She also enjoyed bird watching. She loved telling stories to her grandchildren. It pleased Kathleen that four of her grandchildren followed her journey and entered the teaching profession. Survived by son and daughter-in-law, Fred and Jean Lee of Fremont, IN, David and Lorreta Lee of Hickory Creek, TX; daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Charles Kuester of Evansville, IN; grandchildren, Debbie and Randy Taylor of Wabash, IN, Peggy and Mike Bailey of Fremont, IN, Laura and Andy Voelker of Cedar Hill, TX, Kathy and Ron Parson of Evansville, IN, Peter and Melanie Kuester of Indianapolis, IN, Amanda and James Payne of Evansville, IN, Jennifer Lee of College Station, TX, David Lee of Lewisville, TX; great-grandchildren, Hannah Voelker, Noah Voelker, Moriah Voelker, Bethany Voelker, Lydia Parson, Serena Parson, Ali Payne, Jude Payne, Macey Lee and Riley Armstrong; and a nephew, John Wells and his wife, Pam of Ketchum, Idaho. Kathleen was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, D.W. "Bud"; her sister, Helen Wells of Twin Falls, Idaho; and grandson, David Kuester. A private funeral service is planned at Browning Funeral Home, 738 E. Diamond Avenue, Evansville, IN, with Pastor Andrew Voelker officiating. Burial will be held at Sunset Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Published in the South Bend Tribune on 1/23/2008.
Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery
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Record added: Jan 23, 2008
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