Myrtle Irene Lee

Myrtle Irene (Johnson) Lee, age 95 of River Falls, WI, died on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at Comforts of Home in River Falls. Myrtle was born the daughter of Arthur and Violet (Jacobson) Johnson on May 16, 1925 in St. Paul, MN. Following high school, she worked as a telephone operator. Then after marriage to Jarvin Lee, she spent her entire life in farming retiring in 1979. Myrtle was a lifetime member of Lyster Lutheran Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jarvin Lee; father, Arthur Johnson; mother, Violet Place; brother, Bud (Ruth) Johnson; and brother-in-law, Sidney (Inez) Lee. Myrtle is survived by her son, Ken (Ruth) Lee of River Falls, WI; daughter, Karen (David) Gast of Delano, MN; grandchildren, John (Christina) Lee of River Falls, Jeff (Susan) Lee of St. Louis Park, MN, Heather (Jason) Binger of Burnsville, MN, Kristin (Andy) Lenander of Eden Prairie, MN, and Kjerste Gast of St. Louis Park, MN; great-grandchildren, Ryan, Lexi, Maya, Julian, Dominik, Nadia, Madeline, Malin, and Oskar; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 10:30 am at Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services 805 E Division Street River Falls, WI and streamed live through the link located just at Visitation will be held on Monday, May 3, 2021 from 4-6 pm and on Tuesday from 9:30-10:30 am at the funeral home. Interment will be on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 2 pm in the Lyster Lutheran Church Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the River Falls Community Food Pantry. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services.

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