Anna B. Lee
June 06, 1931 - July 05, 2019
Birthplace: Adams County, Iowa
Resided In: Red Oak, Iowa

Visitation 7/9/2019
Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel
Service 7/10/2019
Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel
Burial 7/10/2019
Evergreen Cemetery

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Anna Blanche Lee, age 88, of Red Oak, Iowa, passed away Friday, July 5, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society. Anna was born June 6, 1931 in Adams County, Iowa, near Nodaway, the daughter of Leslie and Julia (Winstone) Brown. She attended school in Villisca, Iowa. Anna was united in marriage to Robert W. Lee on June 27, 1948 in Villisca, Iowa. They lived in the Villisca area before moving to Red Oak in 1959. She started her working career with the Thomas D. Murphy Co., which later became JII, retiring after 40 years of service. She was a member of the 15-20 year club. Anna was a longtime member of the First Christian Church and the Order of Eastern Star. She served as Past Matron of Eastern Star. She was also a former member of Navy Mothers. Her hobbies included knitting, crocheting, cooking, reading, and she was a wonderful seamstress. Her greatest passion was her family. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.

Preceding her in death were her parents; grandson: Jerad Wagaman; son: Bobby Lee; and siblings: Charles, James, and Russell Brown and Vera Gunter; in-laws: Frances Brown, David Gunter, Marion Kirchert, Gabe Petruccelli, Mary Robinson, Ed Robinson, Betty Lindburg, Gilbert Lindburg, Sara Delaney, and Val Gene Walter.

Survivors include her husband of 71 years: Robert W. Lee of Red Oak; children: Larry Lee of Boone, IA; Marcia Benda and husband Mark of Red Oak; and Patty Wagaman and husband Jim of Red Oak; 6 grandchildren: Meredith Baker and husband Don of Essex, IA; Shannon Lee of Boone, IA; Josh Lee and wife JoAnn of Ames, IA; Kaleb Wagaman and wife Katie of Stanton, IA; Kalli Wagaman of Red Oak; and Kolton Wagaman and fiancée Jennie Olson of Britt, IA; 9 great grandchildren: Kelli, Elizabeth, Olivia, Slayde, Khloe, Konnor, Keegan, Jada, and Jesenia; great great granddaughter: Luella; sisters: Betty Kirchert of California; Bonnie Woodard and husband John of Tennessee; and Fran Petruccelli of New Jersey; brothers-in-law: Jesse Delaney of Utah; Everette Lee and wife Betty of Bedford, IA; and Carl Lee and wife Sandy of Clarinda, IA; sister-in-law: Martha Walter of Stanton, IA; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held 10 AM Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at the Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held from 5-7 PM Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at the Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel. Memorials are suggested to the First Christian Church.

Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


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410 Sixth Street
Red Oak, Iowa 51566
Phone: (712) 623-2525 or
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