Lee, Brendan ‘Ben’


Brendan “Ben” Lee, age 75, of Winona, died on Tuesday, January 6, 2009, at Sauer Memorial Home in Winona.

Ben was born on September 21, 1933, in Winona, the son of William and Hattie (Fetting) Lee. He was a graduate of Cotter High School. Ben honorably served his country in the United State Air Force. He was united in marriage with Cleone Shipstead on July 3, 1978.

Ben owned and operated the Hurry Back Barber Shop, and he also owned and operated the Levee Bar. He also worked at Chrysler Corner in Winona.

Ben is survived by his wife, Cleone, Winona, son: Sean (Vicky) Lee, Lincoln, NE, daughters: Kelly Ash, Cascade, MD, Colleen (Jeff) Coleman, Yorktown, VA, and Carrie Lee, Norfolk, VA, brother: Dale Lee, Brush, CO, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, twin sons, three brothers and two sisters.

In accordance with Ben’s wishes, no funeral services will be held.

Online condolences or memories may be left for Ben’s family at www.watkowski-mulyck.com


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