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Henrietta ‘Hank’ Lee

June 22, 2014
The Journal

SPRINGFIELD - Henrietta "Hank" Lee, age 94, of Springfield, died on June 20, 2014, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield.

Service will be held at St. John Lutheran Church in Springfield on Monday, June 23, at 10:30 a.m. The clergy will be Pastor Julie Smith. Interment will be in the Springfield City Cemetery.

Visitation will be Sunday, June 22, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Sturm Funeral Home, Springfield Chapel and will continue on Monday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church in Springfield.

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Henrietta ‘Hank’ Lee

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield. On line condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.

Henrietta Lee was born on March 23, 1920, to Henry and Anna (Rassmunsen) Birkemeyer in Evan. On Aug. 28, 2941, Hank married Edward W. Lee. The couple farmed at Lake Park and after three years moved back to the Morgan and Springfield area. In 1975, Hank and Edward moved into Springfield, and retired from farming in 1987. Hank enjoyed dancing, traveling, handiwork, reading, flowers, watching the Minnesota Twins, and spending time with her family. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church and active in the circle.

Hank is survived by her children, Bonnie (Bruce) Bloemke of New Ulm and Dan (Jennifer) Lee of Plymouth; granddaughter, Kara (Randy) Platz and their children, Jack, Jake, Tom, and Camille of Springfield; grandson Ross (Stacey) Bloemke of Walnut Grove; and extended family. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Edward in 2003; and five brothers.

 
 

 

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