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Ann Lee

Ann Lee Elizabeth Ann Lee, of Clay Center, died Thursday January 23, 2020 at the Presbyterian Manor in Clay Center.

She was born on September 30, 1939 in Manhattan, the daughter of Chester and Ruthella (Bennett) Teas. She grew up in Manhattan and graduated from Manhattan High School with the class of 1957. Ann attended Kansas State University and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business (Accounting).

On June 11, 1961 she was married to Thomas R. Lee. They met in 1957 when Tom and Ann’s father coached the baseball team for Ann’s brother Roy. Tom preceded her in death in 2014.

Ann worked for Bill Varney for a period of time and also helped with accounting projects at the Union Nation Bank, where her husband Tom was the Executive Vice President. Ann loved to take care of her family, Tom and her 2 sons. She and Tom attended the many sporting events and activities over the years that her boys were part of.

Ann was a member of the First Baptist Church in Manhattan. They both loved to golf. She loved to quilt and made over 40 quilts over the years. Ann and Tom loved to travel. They went to Branson many times during the year. They also went on trips to Hawaii, Alaska, and Canada. Some of the trips were part of railroad conventions and to go on train trips, since Tom loved trains. In 1993 they went on a train trip where Tom was the director and Ann served drinks as the lounge car attendant on a round trip from Cheyenne to Portland, Oregon.

Ann is survived by her sons, Michael Lee (Kim) of Wildwood, Missouri and Richard Lee (Carrie) of Wooster, Ohio; her grandchildren: Miranda Lee, Veronica Lee, and Madison Culver-Lee; and also, her brother Roy Teas (Susan) of Ames, Iowa.

The family will greet friends during a visitation from 6:30 until 8:00 p.m. Friday January 31, 2020 at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home in Manhattan.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday February 1, 2020 at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow the services at the Sunrise Cemetery in Manhattan.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Disease Association. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

Online condolences may be left for the family through the funeral home website at

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