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  • Obituary: Mary M. Lee, 70, of Syracuse

  • Mary M. Lee, 70, of Syracuse, formerly of Union, died at her home in Syracuse on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012. She was born on Feb. 15, 1942 at Rulo to Oscar Edward and Sylvia Lea (Witherow) Henderson.


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  • Mary M. Lee, 70, of Syracuse, formerly of Union, died at her home in Syracuse on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012. She was born on Feb. 15, 1942 at Rulo to Oscar Edward and Sylvia Lea (Witherow) Henderson.
     
    Mary graduated from the Nehawka High School in 1960.
     
    On Aug. 4, 1962, she married Ronald Lee in Union. She was a housewife and homemaker and a devoted wife and mother. She was especially proud of and dearly loved her six grandchildren.
     
    She is survived by husband Ronald Lee of Syracuse; daughters Julie Lee of Syracuse, Joni Herzog and husband Bryan of Shell Knob, Mo., and Tammy Kruse and husband Seth of Syracuse; grandchildren Garrett Herzog, James Warden, Brock Warden, Leesia Herzog, Tanner Kruse and Jacob Kruse; 10 brothers and sisters: Elmer Henderson and wife Sandy of Nebraska City, John Henderson of Nehawka, Joe Henderson of Holstein, Iowa, LeRoy Henderson and wife Debra of Corning, Iowa, Vicki Avery of Nebraska City, Evelyn McSharry and husband Tom of Elkhorn, Elma Bates and husband Ervin of Nehawka, Paulette Henderson of Murray, Teresa Henderson of Beaver Lake and Sarah Jones and husband Leonard of Nehawka; sisters-in-law Joy Henderson of Avoca, Shirley Brannon and husband Bob of Grove, Okla., and Becky Lee of Nebraska City; brothers-in-law Dee Lee and wife Carol of Goodman, Mo., and Gary Lee and wife Vicki of Nebraska City; numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
     
    She was preceded by brothers George and Raymond, and brothers-in-law Bob Avery and Roy Lee.
     
    Memorial services will be held Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 11 a.m. at the East Union Cemetery northeast of Union with Rev. John Finster officiating. Inurnment will follow the services.
    Memorials may be given to the Open Door Mission.
     
    Gude Mortuary in Nebraska City is in charge of arrangements.
     

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