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Obituaries

Obituaries

Robert Lee Rice 1948 - 2009 Lake Dabinawa

Memorial services for Robert Lee Rice, 60, Lake Dabinawa, will be at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the lake’s community building, just south of McLouth.Mr. Rice died Monday, Jan. 12, 2009, at his home after a long battle with cancer.He was born Dec. 8, 1948, the son of Kenneth Ray and Betty Lucille Rice.Mr. Rice served in the U.S. Army’s Military Intelligence Division during the Vietnam war.Survivors include his father, of the home; a sister, Kathleen Diane Carpenter, Basehor; a brother, Craig Alan, Hot Springs, Ark.; and two sons, Yuri Ray and Billy Joel, both of Ames, Iowa. The family requests memorials to Midland Hospice Care in Lawrence.