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Description: Obituary Notices
Mrs. Jennie Lee

Date: August 27 1965

Newspaper published in: Caldwell

Source: Family scrapbook

Jennie (Peterson) Lee 1883-1965 Obit
Caldwell Tribune, Idaho
Friday, 27 Aug. 1965
Obituary Notices
Mrs. Jennie Lee
Word has been received here of the death of Mrs. Jennie Lee, [Jennie Peterson] 81, of La Grande, Ore., formerly of Wilder, who died Tuesday at the home of a daughter in La Grande.
Mrs Lee was born Nov. 23, 1883, in the Midwest [Spencer, Clay, Iowa]. Her husband Elmer Glen Lee, was the first manager of the Boise-Payette Lumber Co. at Wilder, and a pioneer in the Wilder Community. Mr. Lee died in 1951 at Wilder. Mrs. Lee moved to La Grande, Ore., five years ago to make her home with a daughter.
She was a member of the Wilder Methodist Church, Order of the Eastern Star, Rebekah Lodge and Study club, all of Wilder.
Among her survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Doris Shumate, San Jose, Calif., and Mrs. Barbara Kaufman, La Grande, Ore.; four granddaughters and a great granddaughter.
Services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Wilder First Methodist Church. The Rev. M. W. Burres of Baker, Ore., formerly of Wilder will officiate. Interment will be at Wilder under the direction of Daniels Funeral Home, La Grande, Ore.
[Jennie Peterson was the daughter of James Edward Peterson b: Denmark and Nicholena Larson b: Norway. She married a widower who had two daughters]

Submitted: 02/11/08

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