Obituaries

Merle Lee 1919 - 2008

Graveside services for Merle Lee, 89, Pawnee, Okla., were Tuesday, May 20, 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.
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.
She married E. Ray Lee. He preceded her in death in 1981.
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 67213.
Poteet Funeral Home in Pawnee, Okla., was in charge of arrangements.