Sever H. Lee, 1844-1928
Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 2/14/2009 at 17:18:41
SEVER H. LEE, PIONEER, DIES
In 1881, Sever H. Lee came to Emmet county, then a pioneer section of Iowa and purchased a farm in Emmet township. Mr. Lee was born June 10, 1844 in Norway, had come to Iowa in 1865, after reaching his majority. He was married in 1878 in Emmet township to Miss Christiana Nelson, also a native of Norway. Five children are left to mourn the passing of Mr. Lee, Hans Nathan Lee, an engineer on the Rock Island railway, Anna Mathilda Lee, Carl Olaf Lee, Arnt Theodore Lee, and Louisa Lee, all of Estherville.
Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon from the Estherville Lutheran Church and burial made in the Kittleson cemetery north of the city.
Contributed by: Ruth Hackett. Source: Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, January 16, 1928.
Emmet Obituaries maintained by LaVern Velau.
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