Archive for Saturday, September 12, 1998


September 12, 1998


Services for Hazen Dale Lee, 66, Sun City, Ariz., will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Lawrence. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence.

Mr. Lee died Thursday, Sept. 10, 1998, at his home.

He was born Feb. 9, 1932, in Independence, Kan., the son of Ernest Edward and Erma Gladys Hazen Lee.

He received a bachelor's degree from Kansas University and a master's degree from Emporia State University. He taught math and was a coach for 32 years, retiring in 1991 from Topeka High School. He moved to Sun City in 1993 from Lawrence.

He was a former member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Lawrence and a member of Celebration Lutheran Church, Peoria, Ariz. He was also a member of the Sun City Art Club and the Sun City Golf Assn.

He married Ruth Malte Mikkelson on June 29, 1985, in Topeka. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include four daughters, Amy Lee and Jodi Lee, both of Lawrence, and Kelly Seuell and Stacy Lee, both of Topeka; a son, Scott Lee, Emporia; three step-sons, Greg Mikkelson, Houston, Eric Mikkelson, Shawnee Mission, and Jeff Mikkelson, New York; a sister, Virginia Schawo, Topeka, and 10 grandchildren.

The family will meet friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. A reception will be held at the church after the burial.

The family suggests memorials to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, sent in care of the mortuary.

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