John "Jack" Lee
of Rapid City, South Dakota, died on Sunday, June 3, 2018
John E. Lee, better known as “Jack” by his family and friends, was born November 27th, 1928, in Aberdeen, South Dakota, to John and Florence (Jenkins) Lee. He graduated from Aberdeen Central High School and then attended Wesleyan College in South Dakota for two years.
His careers included ranching in the White River, South Dakota area. He also owned and operated the Lariet Market in White River for over 30 years, and sold Thrivent Financial Insurance in Rapid City.
Jack was a member of South Canyon Lutheran Church for the past 33 years and the Rapid City Downtown Lion’s Club. He also enjoyed country music and reading.
For the last three years he was in the care of Bella Vista Nursing Home.
Survivors include: his wife, Jeanette Lee of Rapid City, his son Robert "Bob" Lee of White River, his daughter Sandra Assman of White River, step-children: Vivian Sonder, Patricia Tyus, Jennifer Kaiser, and David M. Geisler; 18 grandchildren and great-grandchildren as well as a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents John and Florence, two sisters, Sara Ernst of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Martha Hovrud of Oklahoma, and his brother William Lee of Davenport, Iowa.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, June 11, 2018 at the South Canyon Lutheran Church in Rapid City with Pastor Linda Black officiating.
Interment with military honors will be held at 2:00 p.m. at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis.
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 11:00 a.m.
South Canyon Lutheran Church
Rapid City, South Dakota
Dr. Chuck Canaan - Organist
Laurel French - Vocalist
“One Day At a Time Sweet Jesus”
“Ode to Joy”
GUEST BOOK ATTENDANT
Don Ludens - Larry Rivinius - Dennise Rivinius
All of Jack’s grandsons and great-grandsons
INTERMENT WITH MILITARY HONORS
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 2:00 p.m.
Black Hills National Cemetery
Sturgis, South Dakota