Russell William Lee

Born: Sat., Aug. 1, 1942
Died: Sun., Apr. 15, 2018


Graveside Service

11:30 AM Sat., May 19, 2018
Location: Woodland Hills Memorial Park


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Russell William Lee, 75, Mankato, died April 15, 2018 in Palmview Texas.  Graveside services will be held at 1130am on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Woodland Hills Memorial Park.  

Russell was born August 1, 1942 in Faribault to Russell and Delores (Pike) Lee.  He graduated from Faribault High School and got a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Mankato State.  Russell served in the United States Army from 1960 – 63.  He was united in marriage to Gayle M. Stackhouse on July 24, 1971 in Mankato.  Russell worked as the director of human services in Watonwan then Waseca counties for over 20 years.  In his free time he enjoyed traveling, motorcycling, boating, had strong political interests, aviation and was president of his plane club.  He was a member of the American Legion Post #11.

He is survived by his wife, Gayle Lee of Mankato; sons, Dustin M. (Tricia) Lee of North Mankato and James R. Lee of Mankato; grandchildren, Arron Lee, Ella Lee, Cara and Mia Barton; brother, Patrick (Darlene) Lee of New Brighton; sister, Brenda Rausch of Osceola, WI; and nieces and nephews, Brian Lee, Arron Lee, Shannon Lee, Rachel Lee, Christina, Juanita, and Zach Rauch.

He is preceded in death by his parents.  

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Audrey Spear
   Posted Thu May 17, 2018
Dustin, my sympathy to you and your family.


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