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Donnie Dan Lee

 

November 11, 2021

Donnie Dan Lee passed away unexpectedly on November 1, 2021, in Tuscon, Arizona, at the age of 75. Donnie was born in Louisburg, Kansas, on December 25, 1945.

He was the youngest of eight children. He lived in Lawrence, Kansas, before moving to Kimball, Nebraska, where he lived over 20 years.

He was drafted into the United States Army at the age of 17. He worked for the UPRR for 12 years and was a security guard for Cabela's.

He was married to Jo Ann Dolifka from November 8, 1964, until her death in 2006.

Donnie loved his Country, the American Flag and the Bald Eagle. He loved his family, the outdoors, camping, hunting, fishing and model railroad, but most of all he loved his dogs!

Donnie Lee is survived by all his children: Son Duane Lee (wife Ronda), Daughter Lora Neemann (husband Joe Sr.), Caretaker/daughter Corky Lee, Daughter Donna Ross, and Son James Lee; two sisters Billie Dean Greer and Martha Garrison; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and nephews and nieces.

He was preceded in death by his wife and lifelong partner JoAnn Lee, his parents William and Cora Lee, his brothers Bill, Paul and identical twin brother Ronnie, and two sisters Ruby Bertha Lee and Betty Cannon.

In lieu of flowers, please feel free to make a donation to an animal rescue of your choice as Donnie did love all the animals.

 
 

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