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Lee, Don Alvin
May 2, 1940 - February 18, 2019
Service:Saturday, February 23, 2019
1:30 pm
A Celebration of Don’s Life will be held at the Chapel of the Sylvan Lake Funeral Home, 5019 47a Ave, on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 1:30pm. For those who wish to pay their final respects, there will be a visitation at 11:00am the same day of the service. Following the service, a time of fellowsh
 

Obituary

Don Alvin Lee
Its with heavy hearts today, we announce the passing of Don Alvin Lee, born May 2nd 1940-February 18, 2019.
Don was born in Eatonia, SK to Alvin and Albertine Lee. Don worked various jobs in SK in his early years and then moved to Drayton Valley, AB in 1969 where he met is wife Verna of 49 years and then moved to Sylvan Lake, Ab to make a permanent home and raise their four children in 1978.
Don also has a successful career with Local 488 of Plumbers and Pipefitters out of Edmonton, Ab. After his retirement Don and Verna enjoyed travelling to many various destinations and enjoyed RV-ing. Don also loved fishing and enjoying his home by the lake.
Don is survived by his loving wife Verna of Sylvan Lake, AB, daughter Ileen (Brad) of Sylvan Lake,AB, sons; Albert of Calgary,AB, Darren of Regina,SK,Shane (Heather) of Coaldale,AB, grandchildren; Charis, Alison, Abigail and Jonah, his sister Barb (Ray) of Lloydminister,Sk and many nieces and nephews.
Don was predeceased by his parents and sister, Marlene Becker.
A Celebration of Don’s Life will be held at the Chapel of the Sylvan Lake Funeral Home, 5019 47a Ave, on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 1:30pm. For those who wish to pay their final respects, there will be a visitation at 11:00am the same day of the service. Following the service, a time of fellowship and refreshments will be at the Sylvan Lake Legion Branch 212, 4916 50 Ave.

Condolences

Larry J Heth:
I send my sincere condolences to you.
Gordon and Betty Delorme:
Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. We hope to be at the funeral weather permitting, if not we will visit very soon. Love and prayers
Shane Lee:
https://youtu.be/XLS2USkcLLE
Our journey together, your son
John Parkins:
Verna: Please accept my condolences on Don's passing. I'll miss seeing him at the Hivernant meetings and always enjoyed his humour and stories. I hope the memories of the long life you shared together will be a source of comfort to you in the days ahead.

John Parkins
Kevin & Patty Lee:
Verna, we will certainly miss Don. He always made you feel warm & welcome. Lots of laughs and good times. We really enjoyed the visits when you were in Eatonia. God bless.
David and Elizabeth Lilly:
The August long weekend will never be the same. We always looked forward to seeing your RV pull into the camp ground next to the Lillypad. Prayers and hugs from our family to yours. May Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ be your comfort and strength in the coming days.
Neil Dowell Valerie Dowell:
We enjoyed having Don over for a game of Crib and fishing with him on Sylvan Lake
His smile would light up our day
Doreen Bergum:
Sending my sincere condolences to you and your family Verna.
Praying for peace in your heart! Take care of you.

Sincerely
Doreen Bergum
Jeffrey Haase:
A great individual of good character. memories of work on projects with Don ! Friendship he showed to my mother and father! memories as an usher at the Lutheran church when we lived in sylvan lake! travel stories and his love of his wife and family! also visits to mom and dads house! heaven has a special place for don! Jeffrey Manfred and Melody offer our prayers of support to you all! He is missed but take comfort that he is a man of faith!
Judith Desjarlais:
My deepest condolences to you and your family.
Blaine and Joan Nunweiler:
Verna, we will remember all the goodtimes with Donald. Donald had a wonderful full life the last 25 years,and so enjoyed his retirement to the fullest.Wished we could be there for you.He tried so hard to overcome this medical problem for 6 months,but God said come home. Love to you from the Okanagan Valley.

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