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Roland “Ron” Dean Lee

Jerseyville | Thursday, February 11 2016

Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home1313 W. DelmarGodfrey, IL 62035(618) 466-3573Dateline:  JerseyvilleRoland “Ron” Dean Lee, age 80, of Godfrey, passed away Thursday, February 11, 2016 at Jerseyville Manor.He was born January 30, 1936, in Alton, IL the son of Novis Chester and Mildred (Wilson) Lee. Ron married Jo Hurley on April 15, 1955 in Alton, and she survives.Ron owned and operated Ron and Bob’s Auto Repair in Godfrey for many years. He was very proud of the young men he mentored at his business through the years, “Ron and Bob’s Crew.” Spending time with his family was the highlight of his life.In addition to his wife, Jo; he is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, R. Dwayne Lee of Godfrey, and D. Kent and Ruth Lee of Grafton; three granddaughters, Katy Lee of Alton, Kim and Travis Widman of Godfrey, and Kari Lee of Grafton; a sister, Paula Rodgers of Nebraska; a brother, Charles and Laura Rodgers of Kane, IL; a sister-in-law, Ruby Lee of Grafton; five great-grandchildren, Wyatt, Greyson, Eli, Mason, and Abbi; and many friends.He is preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Dale Lee.Visitation will be held Monday, February 15, 2016, from 2:30 pm until the time of service at 6:30 pm at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey with Rev. William Veith officiating.A private family burial will be held at a later date.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Research Foundation.Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey is in charge of arrangements.Online condolences and guest book may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com and www.facebook.com/eliaskallalandschaaf.


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