Lee was born in Bellingham and passed peacefully at the age of 77. She is proceeded by her Parents LeRoy F Whipple Sr, Joyce I (Little) (Rupert (Bud)) Bowman, Husband Patrick M Knapp and son in law Clifford (Red) Lemmon. Lee finished the 8th grade, worked at the Horse Shoe Café in the late 60's, Yellow Taxi and Harmony Cab Co. in the early 70's, Gus-N-Naps Tavern from the mid 70's to the late 80's and retired from Yorkston Oil Co. in 2002. Lee is survived by her 3 children Robert L Sapp Jr of Pasco, his 2 children William (Bill) Sapp and Crystal Sapp, Glenda M Lemmon of Ferndale, her 2 children Trisha Hagedorn and Raymond Lemmon and Gwena (Penny) D (Mark) Terry of Bellingham. Along with her 8 great grand children, her 6 siblings LeRoy (Irene) Whipple Jr of Sequim, Beverly (John) Young, Sharon (Keith Dell) Edwards both of Spokane, Ann (Dan) Farage of Oak Harbor, Theresa Hattery of Bellingham and James (Dorothy) Bowman of Lynden and many, many nephews, nieces, cousins, Great-grand's and so much more. We will having an open house and celebrating Lee's life at her home @ 171 E Laurel Rd Bellingham on Aug. 28th 2016 starting at 10:00 a.m. to around 4 p.m. or later.
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Published in Bellingham Herald on Aug. 24, 2016