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Lee Chapman Underhill

Lee Chapman Underhill, Rifle, passed away March 25, 2005 in Glenwood Springs.She was born April 2, 1927, to John L. and Marguerite (Edwards) Chapman, in Chattanooga, Tenn.She lived in and around the Sterling area for 30 years, where she was an office manager. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution for 60 years, president of the residents’ council at Crossroads Assisted Living in Rifle, and chairwoman of the christmas bazaar. She was called “Nana,” and was a strong woman with a beautiful smile and a giving heart. She was passionate about her involvement with DAR. Lee loved arts and crafts, sewing, knitting, and reading. Her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her life and she delighted in being around them and sharing stories of them with others. She will be deeply missed.She lived in Rifle for four years.Lee is survived by her son, Mark H. Underhill, of Denver; daughters, Anne Siders, of Denver, Jane (Bill) Brandsma, of Rifle, and Faith M. (Graeme) Costin, of Sydney, Australia; brother John L. Chapman, of Washington state; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many, many special friends.She was preceded in death by her parents.A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 2, at the Church of Christ in Rifle, with Richard Roper officiating.Memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads Assisted Living, 375 W. 24th St., Rifle, CO 81650.Rifle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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