William Ross Lee 353
- Born: 1 Dec 1919, Saskatchewan, Canada 21
- Died: 29 Mar 2007, Bentley, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada at age 87 353
Address: Bentley Care Centre
4834 52 Ave.
Noted events in his life were:
• Obituary. 353 Mr. William "Bill" Ross Lee of Bentley, Alberta passed away a t the Bentley Care Centre, Bentley on Thursday, March 29, 2007 at th e age of 87 years. Bill was born on December 1, 1919 in Forward,
Saskatchewan to Robert Lewis Lee and Emma Marie (Wilson) Lee. He wa s the youngest of three children; with an older sister, Myrtle, and a n older brother, Roy. Bill was a farmer's son and worked as a farmer' s hired hand. He lived in several places in southern Saskatchewan befo re settling for several years on the family farm at Erskine, Alberta , where he assisted his brother, Roy and their neighbours. Bill then t ravelled around Alberta working as a farmer's hired hand. He spent th e winters with his parents, his sister and his niece in Salmon Arm an d Vancouver, B.C. Bill settled at Elnora, Alberta for about twelve yea rs, and lived with Florence Wood until her passing in 1988. From 199 2 to 1996, Bill
resided in Ponoka, moving to Benalto in 1996 until 2001 to live with P at Lambert's family. He returned to Ponoka in 2001, then moved into th e Bentley Care Centre in 2002, where he resided until his passing.
Bill will be lovingly remembered by his two nieces, Viola (John) Louk o and their children, Mark (Kristin), Coralee and Jeremy; and Joy (Dou g) Peacock and their children, Amber and Rebecca. Bill was predecease d by his parents, Robert and Emma;
his sister, Myrtle Moran; his brother Roy Lee; his niece Marie Lupien ; his great niece, Crystal Peacock; and his sister-in-law, Margaret Le e.
• 1921 Census of Canada: William, age 1, with father Robert, age 37, mother Emma, age 31, and s Brokenshell, Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada, 1921. 21 iblings Mirtle, age 8, and Roy, age 6, with servant Archie McKay.