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Lee Atkins, 77

Lee Stanton Atkins, 77, Superior, died April 26, 2010, in a vehicle accident.

Born in Wauwatosa, Atkins lived most of his life in River Falls. He entered the U.S. Navy at age 19 and fought in the Korean War. Atkins owned a farm in rural River Falls most of his life then after retiring, spent summers in Superior, Wis., and winters in Siloam Springs, Ark.

Loved ones laid Atkins to rest May 7 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. Online condolences may be offered at