Carole Lee

April 18, 1936 - March 7, 2014
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Kirkland, IL
Carole (Root) Lee, 77 of Kirkland, IL passed away peacefully, Friday, March 7, 2014 in her home surrounded by her loving family. Carole was born April 18, 1936 in Valley Junction, WI the daughter of Jesse and Lucille (Baldwin) Root. She was a graduate of North Boone High School and married Mr. Marvin (Gerry) Lee in Belvidere on June 9, 1954.
Over the years Carole worked for Green Giant, Poplar Grove School, JC Penny’s and the Boone County Fairgrounds. Carole always found time to give back to the community she so dearly loved by being a part of the Ladies Aide of Irene, District 2 Fire Department Women’s Auxiliary and was a leader for the Cub
Scouts and 4-H. Carole was a talented seamstress, notably for her wedding dresses, and was proud to have sewn for former Miss America, Judy Ford. Carole also purchased the first bag of flour for donuts made by the District 2 FD at the Boone County Fair.
Carole is loved and will be missed by her husband, Gerry; children, Kerry (Kris) Lee, Tom Lee and Lisa (Rusty) Lindberg; sisters and brother, Barb McDonald, Loretta (Jim) Bates, Joann (Steve) Kush, Roy (Rhonda) Root; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Carole is preceded in death by her parents, Jesse and Lucille Root; son, Craig Lee and great-grandson, Austin Lee.
Carole’s family would like to acknowledge the love and care given to Carole by Pat Donahue of O’Brien and Dobbins Pharmacy and also Transitions Hospice.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, March 13, 2014 in Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL with Rev. Joe Barefield officiating. Carole will be buried at Flora Cemetery, Kirkland. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials can be given in care of Carole’s family. To light a candle or to share a memory, please visit www.Andersonfcs.com

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Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.


Service Information

Date: Thursday, March 13, 2014

Time: 11:00 am -

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, March 13, 2014 in Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL with Rev. Joe Barefield officiating.


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Memorials can be given in care of Carole’s family.


 

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Born: April 18, 1936
Died: March 7, 2014

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Chuck and Florence Klinefelter with our family posted on 3/8/14

From our family to your family, our thoughts and prayers with you and your family during this sad time.

 

Cort & Liz McKee posted on 3/12/14

May all the loving memories you hold in your hearts comfort you at this. And know that we are thinking of you.

 

Nancy Behnke Malmassari posted on 3/12/14

I was so sorry to hear about Carol. I know she will be greatly missed by many people. My love and prayers are with your family.

 

Dan & Cathy Flynn posted on 3/12/14

So sorry for your loss. You're in our thoughts and prayers.

 

Lori Turner posted on 3/12/14

Very sorry for your loss, What a very nice lady.she was... R.I.P

 

Richard & Michelle Svoboda posted on 3/9/14

Lisa, I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. She was always so very kind to me. I am sharing your grief and sadness today, as my Mom passed away on Jan. 8th. Thoughts and prayers to your whole family.

 

Paul and Laura Reagan posted on 3/9/14

Carole and Rhonda: We are so sorry to hear about Carole. When I think of her I think back to our Sunday School class when we were in grade school. Laura and Paul

 

Nancy Love posted on 3/8/14

Lisa, I am sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. .

 

Chuck and Florence Klinefelter with our family posted on 3/8/14

From our family to you and your family, thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this sad time.

 

Roger And Deb Hodgkinson posted on 3/13/14

The Lee family our deepest sympathy on the loss of your mom, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this hard time, Megan and Tom sincere thoughts are with you, love you Megan. Love deb

 

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