Dec. 20, 1928 - May 8, 2013
EDWARDSBURG, Mich. — Clarence “Lee” Boone, 84, of Edwardsburg, passed to his rest Wednesday, May 8, at Hospice and Palliative Care Center, South Bend, Ind., after a lengthy illness.
Lee was born Dec. 20, 1928, in North Liberty, Ind., the son of Edward E. Boone and Myrtle E. (Milster) Boone.
He graduated from North Liberty High School, in the class of 1946.
On May 30, 1953, in Angola, Ind., Lee married Norma C. Boisselier. They would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary later this month. Lee and Norma lived in Edwardsburg for the past 60 years, coming from the North Liberty area.
Norma survives Lee along with their son, Roy “Dan” (Jackie) Boone of Edwardsburg.
Family that have preceded Lee in death are his parents, and his siblings, Woody, Forest, Lawrence, Olive, Gertie, Mable and Clara.
Lee worked as a die setter for Bendix, later known as Allied Signal. Later he worked assembling fuel systems. Lee was a member of Edwardsburg American Legion, Edwardsburg Golden Agers, Edwardsburg Historical Museum, Edwardsburg Snowmobile Club and Hope United Methodist Church. Lee and Norma loved to travel and RV in their spare time.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at Hope United Methodist Church, 69941 Elkhart Road, Edwardsburg. A service of remembrance will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 15, at the church, where family and friends may gather for one hour before the service. Officiating will be the Rev. Jeff Reese, pastor of the church. Burial will be in Adamsville Cemetery, where the U.S. Army Honor Guard will play taps and fold the U.S. flag.
The family has requested memorial donations be made to Hope United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 624, Edwardsburg, MI 49112-0624.
Arrangements are by Paul E. Mayhew Funeral Home, Edwardsburg.