Marjorie A. Lee, of Niles

May 15, 1922 — July 15, 2020

Marjorie A. Lee, 98, of Niles, passed away on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at Lakeland Hospital in St Joseph.

Marjorie was born on May 15, 1922, to the late Elmer J. and Amanda (Egmer) Fisher.

She graduated from Niles High School in 1940. Marjorie married Edd J. Lee on July 3, 1941, and to that union three children were born.

Marjorie was a very creative and artistic person. She loved to share her crafts and creations with others. She was a member of the north-east Niles Home Economics Group and a founding member of the Crafty Lassies of Cass County. She was a longtime member of the Grange Community Club and a lifetime member of the First Presbyterian Church in Niles.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Edd J. Lee; three grandsons, William E. Karstens, Joseph F. Karstens, and James G. Karstens II.

Marjorie is survived by her children, Susanna Lee, of Niles, John J. (Jannine) Lee, of Niles, Mary Jane (Jerry) Clifton, of Sun City Center, Florida; four grandchildren, Michael Lee, Karen (Ralph) Salata Jr., Rhonda Clifton, Wanda Wilcox; one great-grandchild, Lauren Salata; sister, Eleanor Moore, of Dowagiac; sister-in-law, Bettie Sager, of Niles; along with many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 20, 2020, at Mission Hills Memorial Gardens, 61453 M-51 in Niles.

Memorial contributions in her memory may be directed to the Cass County Medical Care Facility, 23770 Hospital St., Cassopolis, MI 49031 or to Community Grange.

Marjorie’s family would like to express a sincere thank you to the Cass County Medical Care Facility for the great care and friendship that she received while in their care.

Condolences, photos, and memories may be left for the family at BrownFuneralHomeNiles.com.

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