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Clara Bergeson Lee, 1882-1969


Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 2/14/2009 at 18:14:24

Mrs. Clara Lee, 86, Dies; Rites Will be Tuesday

Services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. for Mrs. Clara Georgina Lee, 88, who died at 1:15 p.m. Saturday [Oct 11, 1969] at the Good Samaritan Center.

Mrs. Lee was born Nov. 16, 1882, in Bergen, Norway, to Mr. and Mrs. Halvor Georgina Bergeson. She received her education in the Estherville schools. She came to the United States with her parents at the age of four.

She was married Nov. 30, 1905, to Hans N. Lee, at Estherville and was a long time resident of Estherville.

She was a member of the Estherville Lutheran Church.

She is survived by six children, including one daughter, Mrs. Orville (Dorothy) Knight, Chicago, Ill., and five sons, Robert Lee, Albany, Ore.; Richard, Oxford, Miss.; Theodore, Estherville; David, Cedar Rapids; John, Brownsville, Ore.; and 11 grandchildren.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Reese-Henry Funeral Home in Estherville. Rev. Stephen Englestad will officiate.

Burial will be in the Lutheran Cemetery, Estherville. Friends may call anytime until time of services at the Reese-Henry Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Herman Rohde, Martin Natterstad, Axel Thomsen, Orvan Anderson, Levi Larson and Lester Sidles.

Contributed by: Ruth Hackett. Source: Estherville Daily News, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, October 13, 1969.


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