Lola Irene McKee
April 02, 1926 - September 13, 2004
Birthplace: Rural Macedonia, Iowa
Resided In: Emerson, Iowa

Visitation 9/16/2004
Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel
Service 9/17/2004
Grace Baptist Church
Burial 09/17/2004
Emerson Cemetery

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Lola I. McKee, age 78, of Red Oak, Iowa formerly of Emerson, Iowa passed away Monday, September 13, 2004 at the Creighton Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Lola Irene McKee was born April 2, 1926 in rural Macedonia, Iowa. She graduated from the Macedonia Consolidated High School in 1943 and later graduated from Commercial Extension Business School in Omaha, Nebraska. Lola was united in marriage to Vernon McKee on October 27, 1946 in Macedonia, Iowa. They farmed and raised livestock all of their lives in Mills County, Iowa. Vernon preceded Lola in death in May of 1998. Lola recently moved into Red Oak. She was a member of the Grace Baptist Church and the Go Ye Fellowship. Lola loved the Lord and shared the Gospel with her friends and family. She enjoyed inviting young people to church activities and often made sure they had a ride to attend these events. She helped organize and lead the 4-H Club Indian Deerettes in Mills County. Lola loved to make quilts for all her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Lola’s other hobbies include reading and gardening.

Lola was preceded in death by her parents; husband: Vernon; brothers: Don and Loren Bradshaw; sisters: Winona Leimbach and Leora Miller; and several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

Survivors include her children: Charles McKee and wife Deanna of Red Oak, Iowa; Russell McKee and wife Louisa of Malvern, Iowa; and Carol Hall and husband Jerrold of Traverse City, Michigan; grandchildren: Phillip McKee and wife Susan of Johnston, Iowa; Julia Goheen and husband Scott of Des Moines, Iowa; Jason McKee of Glenwood, Iowa; Paula Reyhons and husband Jay of Ankeny, Iowa; Timothy Hall and wife Rachael of Cedarburg, Wisconsin; Luke McKee and wife Julie of Marysville, Ohio; and Kevin Hall and wife Rebekah of Newport News, Virginia; great grandchildren: Jessica and Brooklyn McKee and Devin Hall; sisters-in-law: Gayle Bradshaw of Griswold, Iowa; Opal Wendt of Omaha, Nebraska; Lola Adkins of Des Moines, Iowa; Mildred McKee of Red Oak, Iowa; Grace McKee of Emerson, Iowa; and Audrey McKee Vance of Oakland, Iowa; brother-in-law: Gail “Bud” Parker of Red Oak, Iowa and many other relatives and friends.


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