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Obituaries

Obituaries

Merle Lee 1919 - 2008 Oatville

Graveside services for Merle Lee, 89, Pawnee, Okla., will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Greenwood Cemetery in Oatville.Mrs. Lee died Friday, May 16, 2008, in Tulsa, Okla.She was born March 27, 1919, in Stillwater, Okla., the daughter of Roy Samuel VanArsdell and Bertha Anne Howell VanArsdell.Mrs. Lee married E. Ray Lee. He preceded her in death in 1981.Early in her career, she worked in banking and did secretarial work. Later, she was the assistant administrator for Prairie Homestead, a retirement complex in Wichita.Survivors include two sons, Doug Lee, Miami, Okla., and Ron Lee, Eudora; a sister, Bonnie Wilson, Pawnee, Okla., five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to Prairie Homestead, 1605 May St., Wichita, KS 67213.Poteet Funeral Home in Pawnee, Okla., is in charge of arrangements.