Obituaries

Lee A. Drews

March 5, 1949 - August 1, 2020

Lee A. Drews

Obituary

Lee A. Drews, 71, of Belvidere, IL, went to his Heavenly home on Saturday, August 1, 2020 in El Paso, IL. Lee was born on March 5, 1949 to Leonard and Pearl (Key) Drews in Elkhorn, WI. He married his sweetheart, Pauline Moore, on August 14, 1971, in Des Moines, IA. Lee worked for Chrysler in Belvidere, IL since 1985 and had retired 2 months ago. He was a member of UAW and the Men’s Fellowship with his church. He found his spiritual home at Belvidere First Assembly of God and was a faithful member for many years. Lee enjoyed watching movies and documentaries. But most importantly, he adored his family and friends and will be missed by many.

Lee will be dearly missed by his wife, Pauline; his children, Daniel Drews, Deborah (Courtney) Ball, Nathan (Sarah) Drews, Aaron (Jaime) Drews, Allen Drews, and Rachel (Otis R.) Trojniar; his mother, Pearl Drews; his brothers and sisters, Doug, Linda Herrmanson, Eddie, George, Cathy, Cindy (Steve) Page, Chris, and Gary; grandchildren, Ezra Ball, Isabel Ball, Ohanna Ball, Ayame Drews, Mayumi Drews, Robert Andrews, McKinzy Andrews, Maykala Andrews, Abigail Trojniar, and Otis E. Trojniar; and his honorary grandma, Marlene “Pat” Johnson.

He is preceded in death by his father, Leonard.

The visitation will take place from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., on Friday, August 7, 2020 at Belvidere First Assembly of God, 1105 7th Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008. The funeral ceremony will be at 12:00 p.m., on Friday, August 7, 2020 at Belvidere First Assembly of God. Rev. David Smith will be officiating. Burial at Belvidere Cemetery. In accordance with state guidelines, only 90 people will be allowed in the church during the visitation and funeral ceremony. Due to state guidelines, masks and social distancing are encouraged. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Lee’s name may be gifted to the Belvidere First Assembly of God Missions. To write a memory, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

Service Schedule

Friday, August 7, 2020
11:00 am - 11:45 am

Belvidere First Assembly of God

1105 7th Avenue
Belvidere, Illinois 61008

(815) 544-3906

The visitation will take place from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., on Friday, August 7, 2020 at Belvidere First Assembly of God, 1105 7th Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008. In accordance with state guidelines, only 90 people will be allowed in the church during the visitation and funeral ceremony. Due to state guidelines, masks and social distancing are encouraged.

Friday, August 7, 2020
12:00 pm

Belvidere First Assembly of God

1105 7th Avenue
Belvidere, Illinois 61008

(815) 544-3906

The funeral ceremony will be at 12:00 p.m., on Friday, August 7, 2020 at Belvidere First Assembly of God. In accordance with state guidelines, only 90 people will be allowed in the church during the visitation and funeral ceremony. Due to state guidelines, masks and social distancing are encouraged.

Belvidere Cemetery

Burial at Belvidere Cemetery.

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We just recently found out about Lee’s passing. We attended Church with Lee for several years. Please accept out deepest condolences.

Jarret, Heidi, Savannah, & Eli Loofboro

The Loofboro Family 2020-08-24T00:06:23

Dear Pauline and Family, I am so very sorry for your sudden loss. I can’t imagine the heartache you are feeling right now Pauline. Your husband was a great guy and loved the Lord.
Our condolences to the whore family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers
Sincerely
Gloria

Gloria Peck 2020-08-08T14:58:31

Our hearts go out to the entire Drew family. May god help your entire family find peace and comfort during this time. May Lee Rest In Peace and watch over his family, and walk with all of you always!!

God bless you

Phillips Family 2020-08-05T20:30:01

I had the privilege to work with Lee at Chrysler. Such a sweet man to all he knew there. May you find peace and love knowing he is with Heavenly Father.

Sheri L. Taylor 2020-08-05T16:35:57

Dear Pauline and family,
Sending my deepest condolences for you and your family and keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. May the memories of your dear Lee give you strength and encouragement and may you feel the Lord’s nearness at this time.

Cindy Holda 2020-08-05T14:49:11

Mr. Drews was always a sweet, sweet man! He welcomed me into his family with open arms! That was over 20 years ago! He always called me Krissy or Miss Kris. He always had kind words to say and good advice to give when I needed it. He will be missed.

Kristine Collier 2020-08-05T05:13:41

My prayers for the family, may you find peace and comfort that he is in God’s hands. What a wonderful person and I am glad to have worked with him for several years. He will be missed

Mary Brown 2020-08-04T22:17:59

My Condolences To The Family Lee A Drews. I Pray For Comfort, Peace, And Unity In This Time Of Sorrow. RIP Lee 🙏🏾

Phyllis Payne 2020-08-04T18:58:02

So sorry for your loss .Sending thoughts and prayers to your family. He will be missed dearly❤️🙏🙏🙏

AnnMarie Bush 2020-08-04T16:14:06

So sad my biggest brother love and miss you .SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS Pauline and family May God be with you.

Cindy Page 2020-08-04T16:00:58

He was a great person. My prayers go out to his family. God Bless you all.

Denise Cook 2020-08-04T12:45:10

My deepest sympathy for the Drew family. Lee was such a wonderful spirit. I got the pleasure to know and work with him for many years. He will be deeply missed.

Karen 2020-08-04T12:18:36

Lee was a Great Friend. Faithful Christian. I am going to miss Lee. Lee taught me a lot in the short time we spent together. Peace to the Family.

Travis Baker 2020-08-04T11:15:16

So sorry to hear about Lee. I worked with him for years. What a awesome guy. Will truly miss him. Prayers to you n your family

Sally 2020-08-04T07:58:38

My Heart goes out to your Family during this very difficult time. Lee was a Super Super nice man. I really enjoyed working with him. I’m so sorry. God Bless your Family.

Sharon 2020-08-04T07:02:02

Lee was a good husband, and father. Prayers for you auntie and the kids, prayers. Hugs!

Monte Marjie Akers 2020-08-04T06:50:54

Lee will be missed, as you little sister I always looked up to you. Now I will look up to the sky for that new set of angel wings. Love you brother and you will always live on in our hearts. My condolences to all of the Drews family.

Cathy Drews 2020-08-03T23:14:30

Lee was a big, big man and will be missed. He was our big brother! My Condolences to Pauline and the Kin.

Eddie Drews 2020-08-03T15:47:17

Sending my Condolences, Love & Prayers to you & your family…

Devin, Rhonda & De'Mauni 2020-08-03T14:53:36

It’s my dad love him lots

Aaron drews 2020-08-03T14:40:43

Debbie my condolences to you and your family. You are in my thought and prayers!

Melanie G. 2020-08-03T14:24:30

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