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June 29, 2022

3/2/2022 11:47:00 AM
Gary Lee dies of natural causes

Gary F. Lee, 85, a longtime Stewartville area farmer, died on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022 of natural cause at Fieldcrest Care Center in Hayfield, where he had been a resident for the past four days.
Gary Francis Lee was born on Aug. 31, 1936 in Rochester to Francis
and Mildred (Faulhaber) Lee. He grew up on the family farm in rural Rock Dell Township, Olmsted County, attended country school, Hayfield and Stewartville schools, graduating from Stewartville High School in 1954. He attended two years at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa before serving two years active duty in the U.S. Army. Following his discharge he finished studies for his bachleors degree in mathematics at Mankato State. He returned to the family farm where he has lived and farmed with his brother Victor, ever since. He was a longtime member of East St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Rock Dell. He enjoyed raising cattle on the farm, going to the sales barn, bowling, following sports and time spent with his family.
Gary is survived by one sister and one brother, Kathy Lee Mader of Minocqua, Wisconsin; Victor Lee of rural Stewartville; and sister-in-law, Patricia Lee of Hayfield; four nephews, Michael (Karen) Mader, Jonathan (Tina) Mader, Jason Lee and Bryan (Emily) Lee.
A special thank you to Bryan for his extra help for Gary through the years.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Lois Lee; brother, John Lee; and brother-in-law, Michael Mader.
In keeping with Gary's wishes, no service or visitation is planned at this time. A family celebration of his life will take place at a date and time yet to be determined.
Arrangements are with Griffin-Gray Funeral Home in Stewartville. Condolences and memories of Gary are welcome at www.griffin-gray.com.






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