Kenneth H. Lee, age 86, of Winsted, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at St. Mary’s Care Center.
He was born Sept. 3, 1926, in Litchfield, to Henry and Hilma (Nygren) Lee.
Kenneth was a member of the local VFW, and an avid car collector. He also collected old clocks and enjoyed collecting antiques. He loved to feed the birds and squirrels, and enjoyed putting puzzles together. Ken also truly enjoyed spending time with his family, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Loretta; children Randall (Lynn) Lee of Chaska, Janice (Jerry) Koch of Waverly, Debra (Loren) Pelzer of Albany, and Marlys (Thomas) Williams of Beaumont, TX; grandchildren Jeana Constans, Kyle (Melissa) Koch, Jennifer (Brad) Hennen, Todd (Ashley) Koch, Johanna Lee, Timothy Lee, Brandon Pelzer, Bradley Pelzer and Kristina Fiecke; great-grandchildren Alexis Koch, Alaina Koch, and Clinton Koch; and other relatives and friends.
Ken was preceded in death by his parents; siblings Marion, Raymond, Linnea, Dorothy and Milton; a grandson, Jeremy Fiecke; and a son-in-law, Ronald Koch.
The funeral service took place Saturday, Dec. 1 at noon at Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, with visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Interment with military honors was at Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery.
Honorary casket bearers were Jeana Constans, Jennifer Hennen, Melissa Koch, Ashley Koch, Kristina Fiecke, and Johanna Lee.
Casket bearers were Kyle Koch, Todd Koch, Timothy Lee, Brandon Pelzer, Bradley Pelzer, and Brad Hennen.
The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be made at www.chilsonfuneralhome.com.