LeeElla M Hale

LeeElla M Hale

Lee Ella M Hale, of Mauston, WI passed away October 31, 2017 at Crestview nursing home, she was 97.

She was born on March 4th of 1920 to Frank and Anna (Hagemann) Hale in Mauston, the third youngest of four.

Lee Ella worked at Mauston Bakery, the drug store for Doctor Hess, and at Raabe’s Drug Store in Mauston. She was a proud member of Eastern Star and worked for many years as a volunteer at the Hess Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop as a director and charter member.

Lee Ella was a member of Peace Presbyterian Church and cherished her time being part of all the activities.Her zest for life was contagious and she loved her card games. Lee Ella enjoyed travelling, volunteering and spending her time with friends. While Lee Ella did not have children of her own, her nieces and nephews, became her devoted family and affectionately referred to her as Aunt-O-Lee.

Lee Ella is survived by her sister Laura (Hale) Hemenway, nephews Len (Pam) Hemenway of Watertown and Ben (Louise) Hemenway of New Lisbon, niece Audrey (Hemenway) Kennett of Sarasota, Dale (Dianna) French of Arkansas,great nieces, Chandra Carson and Jennifer (Nathan) Earhart, great nephews Kristopher (Kari) Hemenway and Chad (Jessica) Hemenway, 6 great-great nephews and 1 great-great niece. She is preceded in death by her parents, sister Alma French, brother William Hale and great nephews Kirk Hemenway and Daryl French.

Funeral arrangements are pending.