Arthur Lee

Oct. 26, 1927-May 16, 2017

Arthur Lee, 89, Carpio,

ND, passed away Tues-

day, May 16, 2017, at his

daughter’s home in

Sawyer, ND.

Arthur Gust Lee was

born October 26, 1927,

the son of Gust and Berti-

na (Hansen) Lee, in Kal-

ispell, MT. He was raised

in Carpio, ND and gra-

duated from Carpio High


Arthur was drafted into

the United States Army in

1951. He proudly served

his country until the time

of his honorable discharge

in 1953.

Arthur married Evelyn

Erickson on October 26,

1955 at Carpio Lutheran

Church. They made their

home in Carpio, and from

this union 5 children

were born.

Arthur was a member of

Carpio Lutheran Church,

a number of church

boards, Carpio Senior Ci-

tizens, Carpio Cafe Board,

the Plain Township

Board, Hartford Insurance

Board, the Royal Order of

the Moose and the

Clarence McCormack

American Legion Post

#195, where he was

awarded 60 years of con-

tinuous membership.

Surviving family in-


Loving wife of 61 years,

Evelyn Lee; sons, Dwight

Lee and Gary (Tina) Lee;

daughters, Pamela Lee,

Brenda (Myron) Smith

and Becky (Mitch) Hed-

berg; 10 grandchildren; 15

great-grandchildren; sis-

ters, Helen (Bob) Hallesy

and Betty Routledge; and

numerous nieces,

nephews and cousins.

Arthur was preceded in

death by: his parents; his

sister, Belina Broden;

brothers-in-law, Albin “Jr”

Broden and Leroy

Routledge; and

great-granddaughter, Sa-

mantha Vogel.

Funeral: Saturday, May

20, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. at

Carpio Lutheran Church,

Carpio, ND.

Interment: Nazareth

Lutheran Cemetery, Car-

pio, ND.

Visitation: Friday from

3 to 5 p.m. with a Family

Prayer Service at 5 p.m. at

Carpio Lutheran Church,

Carpio, ND.

Memorials: are pre-

ferred to the Carpio Luth-

eran Church.

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