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Karen "Kathy" (O'Brien) Lee

Posted 2024-06-17 by mhenderson
Published by Today's News Herald on Jun. 16, 2024 -
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -

Karen "Kathy" Lee passed away at home surrounded by family on June 7,
2024. She was born to George and Alice O'Brien on August 10, 1940, in
Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Preceded in death to her husband Jerry Lee, brother Larry O'Brien,
sister Joyce Bell, and sister Gloria Berkheimer.

Karen "Kathy" will be dearly missed by all those who have known her
through the years. She leaves behind her son, Michael & Deborah Stratton
(and children Samantha and Joshua); stepson Mikel & Lemona (and children
Christy, Cathy, Tina, Mikel Jr, and Joan); and stepdaughter Jerriann Lee
(and children Michael, Nicholas, and William); including her cat Ashlee
Lee! She also leaves behind 18 great grandchildren and 7 great-great

Karen retired from many years of employment with ARCO and Walmart. She
enjoyed her family, friends, hosting numerous Super Bowl parties, family
Thanksgiving dinners, and "Women of Walmart" gatherings. She also
enjoyed playing cards, dominos, bunko, and other games.

She was a member of the Elks Lodge #2399, Eagles #4299, and the American
Legion Post 81.

A visitation will take place on June 22, 2024, from 12:30pm to 1:30pm at
Lietz-Fraze Funeral home located on 21 Riviera Blvd Lake Havasu City,
Az. 86403.

Funeral Services will be held on June 22, 2024 from 1:30pm to 3:30pm at
Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home Chapel. She will be laid to rest with her
husband at Lake Havasu Memorial Gardens.

In Lieu of flowers the family has requested donations to St. Jude's @

Services were entrusted to the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home.

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