Mary (Loser) Lee

May 20, 1878 – November 5, 1963

Photo by Alicia Kneuss


Mrs. Mary Loser Lee Dies At Decatur


            Decatur, Nov. 6—Mrs. Mary Lee, 85, a native of Switzerland, died at 12:50 o’clock Tuesday morning at the home of her son, Chalmer D. Lee, 515 Line street, with whom she made her home.  She had been in failing health for several months.

            She was born in Switzerland May 20, 1878, a daughter of James and Mary Brunner-Loser.  She came to the United States when a small girl, living in West Virginia before moving to Adams county.  Her husband, J. C. Lee, preceded her in death in 1933.

            Mrs. Lee was a member of the Bethany Evangelical United Brethren church.

            Surviving are two sons, Chalmer D. Lee of Decatur, and Herman F. Lee of Fort Wayne; three grandchildren, and two sisters, Mrs. Hulda Weimer of Evanston Ill., and Mrs. Julia Wagner of Denver, Colo.  One daughter preceded her in death.

            Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Winteregg-Linn Funeral home, with the Rev. Fuhrman Miller officiating.  Burial will be in the Decatur cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home until time of the services. 

(Wed, Nov. 6, 1963)


Berne (IN) Library Heritage Room

Adams County Obits 1962-1964

Transcribed by Janice Vasilovski