Marjorie Jane Lee, age 89, of Columbia City, passed away at 1:19 am on Friday, March 20, 2020 at Majestic Care West, Fort Wayne.
Born on December 15, 1930, in Oswego, NY. She was the daughter of Frank and Jane (Baker) Leroy.
Lee attended Austin High School in El Paso, TX and graduated with the Class of 1949. She moved with her family to Indiana in 1955 and has resided in Columbia City since 1976.
On March 3, 1975, she married Ernest S. Lee in Columbia City and was a lifelong homemaker. She was a member of the Community Bible Church and attended New Hope Wesleyan Church. She was also a former member of VFW, Eagles #1906, and American Legion Post #98 in Columbia City.
Survivors include her children Gloria Tremling of Terre Haute, Margie Jones of WA, Wendell “Bill” (Denise) Chaney Jr. and Jane Chaney, both of Columbia City, Michael (Phaedra) Chaney of Pierceton, Robert Chaney of Cromwell, Gene Chaney of Warsaw and Jan Imbody of Fort Wayne; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister Agnes Ellis of Odessa, TX.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Ernest Lee, brothers William and Frank Leroy, and great-grand-daughter Addisyn Voiles.
Due to CDC’s large community gathering guidelines, a private funeral service will be held for Lee’s immediate family. Arrangements by DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. Memorial gifts may be given to her final expenses.