Vivian E. Lee

Vivian E. Lee of Glenwood Springs died Saturday, April 5, 2003, at Valley View Hospital. She was 88.

She was born June 13, 1914, in Lindsey, Neb., to Elizabeth Sweeney and John J. Connelly.

She married Francis D. Lee.

Mrs. Lee lived in Atkinson, Neb., until moving to Glenwood Springs in 1979.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed tutoring children in reading. She tutored at Glenwood Springs Elementary School, St. Stephen’s Catholic School and Colorado Mountain College.

She is survived by sons and daughters-in-law Patrick and Jan Lee of Ketchum, Idaho, Bill Lee of Beaverton, Ore., Tim and Mary Lee of Hesston, Pa., Gerard and Heather Lee of Port Saint Lucie, Fla., and Mark and Cheryl Lee of Mattoon, Ill.; by daughters and sons-in-law Judy and Todd Johnson of Algonquin, Ill., Micaela and Stafford Ordahl of New York, N.Y., and Joan and Tony Mazzerelli of Lincoln, Neb.; by sisters Connie Bennett and Mary Faust, both of Glenwood Springs; by grandchildren Kristin, Jennifer, Caitlin, Lisa, Michele, Michael, Whitney, Dan, Joshua, Suzanne, Jenny, Chris, Denise, Erin, Ryan, Kevin, Shannon and Tim; and by 13 great-grandchildren.

A Rosary was said at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 10, at Farnum Holt Funeral Home, 405 W. 7th St. in Glenwood Springs.

A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. today, Friday, April 11, at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, 1010 Grand Ave. in Glenwood Springs, with the Rev. Cliff McMillan officiating.

Farnum Holt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Diabetes Foundation.

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