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Carl Olaf Lee, 1883-1967


Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 2/14/2009 at 16:38:52

Death Takes Carl Lee at Age 84

Carl Lee, 84, who lived his entire life on a farm north of Estherville until a year ago, died Saturday [August 26, 1967] at the Good Samaritan Center, his death attributed to the infirmities of advanced age. He had been a resident of the Good Samaritan Center for the past year.

Carl Olaf Lee was born March 3, 1883, on the farm north of Estherville. His parents were Mr. and Mrs. Sever Lee. He received his education in the Emmet County schools.

He farmed his entire life on the farm where the famed meteorite fell May 10, 1879.

Mr. Lee is survived by one sister, Louise Lee, who makes her home at the Good Samaritan Center.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Hans and Arnt; and one sister, Anne.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Fuhrman Funeral Home, Rev. Reuben Evenson officiating. Burial will be in the Lutheran Cemetery north of town.

Friends may call at the funeral home until time of services Tuesday.

Pallbearers will be Walter A. Schultz, Lloyd P. Olson, Martin Natterstad, Clarence O. Anderson, E. I. Ellerston, and Levi Larson.

Contributed by: Ruth Hackett. Source: Estherville Daily News, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, August 28, 1967.


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