Virginia Louise Lee

Virginia Louise Lee, 85, of Rapid City, passed away at home on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019.
Mrs. Lee was born on Dec. 15, 1933 in Bellaire, daughter to the late George and Gretchen (Robinson) Mariage.
Virginia went to college at Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City, then continued when she moved to Leavenworth, Kansas and earned her Teaching Certificate. She married Neil Lee on May 14, 1955 at the Alden United Methodist Church. She taught school in Kansas and also in Rapid City when she returned home.
Virginia cared deeply for her community and served in many different positions through the years, including: as the township supervisor, a level 2 tax assessor, Chairman of the County Board of Commissioners, served on the Economic Development Committee, as well as the Kalkaska Memorial Health Center Board of Trustees. She was a longtime member of the Rapid City Church of Christ where she enjoyed playing the piano.
Virginia is survived by her loving husband Neil; sons, Rick Lee of Yellowstone National Park and Rory Lee of Rapid City; daughter-in-law, Claudia Lee of Rapid City; brothers, Joseph Mariage of Rapid City and Tracy Mariage of Acme; sister, Gloria Cox of Kalkaska; along with many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Rock Lee; brother, George Mariage; and sister, Sally Ann Vedder.
Visitation was held on Sunday, Sept. 8 at Kalkaska Funeral Home. Final visitation and funeral services took place on Monday, Sept. 9. Andy Bratton officiated the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Rapid City Church of Christ.
Arrangements were entrusted with the Kalkaska Funeral Home.


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