Marjorie Lee died Friday, July 3, 2020 at Luther Haven Nursing Home in Montevideo at the age of 92.
Graveside memorial services will be held at 11:30 on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at Watson Lutheran Cemetery with Rev. Marie Eckberg officiating. Those attending the service are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and social distancing will be observed. The public is encouraged to greet the family at the Watson Hunting Camp for a time of fellowship starting at 12:30 Thursday afternoon. Arrangements are with Anderson - TeBeest Funeral Home in Montevideo.
There will be visitation outside of the church for one hour before the service.
Marjorie Mae (Severson) Lee was born October 9, 1927 in Montevideo, MN the daughter of Elmer and Grace (Olson) Severson. She was baptized December 26, 1927 and confirmed April 27, 1941 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church. Marge graduated from Montevideo High School in 1945. She was united in marriage with Elton Lee November 16, 1947. They farmed together in the Dawson area and later moved to the Watson area. They lived in Watson for 15 years before moving to Montevideo in 2004.
Marjorie was a member of the VFW Auxiliary and the Watson Improvement Club. She was an active member of Watson Lutheran church participating in Ladies Aid, circle and serving as a Sunday School teacher. She enjoyed bowling, dancing and playing cards. She treasured her family and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Marjorie is survived by her children: Kenneth (Cindy), Montevideo, MN, Sue (Dave) Christopher, Alexandria, MN, Jerry (Ruth Ann), Watson, MN, Chuck (Alicia), Montevideo, MN, and Rick (Sandy), New London, MN; 9 grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews: Tim and Anne Borstad, Kathy DeLong, Virginia and John Hirshi, Barb and Lyndon Nordaune, Mary Anne and Mark Dirkson, Jana and Mark Kovach, Jim Severson; and many other extended relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Elton in 2004; sisters: Dona Borstad and Loraine Lien; and a brother, Roland Severson.
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