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updated 2:15 PM CDT, Oct 21, 2014

Sidney E. Lee

  • Written by Bob Gabrielson
  • Published in Obituaries

(3/4/14) Sidney E. Lee, 89, of Onalaska passed away peacefully at his home on March 1, 2014.

Sid was born on September 26, 1924 in Nelson, Wisconsin to John and Bertha (Thompson) Lee. He married his wife of 69 years, Inez Mae Tollefson on February 15, 1945. Sid worked as a butter maker in Durand, Mondovi, and Blair, Wisconsin before taking a position as a USDA Inspector where he retired after 30 years. Sid and Inez have lived at their home in Onalaska since 1967.

Sid is survived by his loving wife, Inez; two daughters, LaVonne (Cal) Olson of Apple Valley, MN. and Faye (Tom) Thielke of Crandon, WI.; two sons, Dennis (Debra) Lee of Hudson, WI. and Donald (Lynette) Lee of Onalaska; ten grandchildren; and twelve great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Sonja (Dennis) Swiggum; a grandson, Troy Swiggum; and a brother, Jarvin.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 14, 2014 at First Lutheran Church, 410 Main Street, Onalaska. Pastor Jason Stanton will officiate and burial will be in Lyster Lutheran Church Cemetery in Nelson, Wisconsin at a later date. Family and friends may call at the church from 9:00 a.m. until time of service.

The Dickinson Family Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.dicknsonfuneralhomes.com

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