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Jeana Lee

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Jeana Comfort Schofield Lee, 76, of Idaho Falls, died Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.

She was born Oct. 14, 1934, in Idaho Falls to John William Schofield and Ruth Ellen Person Hansen Schofield. She was raised in Menan, Idaho, and attended Midway High School and Rigby High School. On Nov. 5, 1951, she married Dale Allen Lee in Idaho Falls. They were married for 58 years.

Jeana gave a lot of compassionate service to others. She enjoyed raising her daughters, camping, boating, taking trips to Canada and all over the United States, quilting, bicycling, gardening, canning, sewing, photography, reading, Cub Scouts, genealogy and having picnics on Easter down by the river. She belonged to a pinochle club and enjoyed getting together with friends for lunch. She treasured her time with family.

She is survived by her daughters, Ronda (Chuck) Bartlett of Chandler, Ariz., Sherlene (Tom) Valiquette of Idaho Falls, Sherry (Clay) Schaat of Salt Lake City, Utah, Tamera (Brant) Kerbs of St. Anthony, Idaho, and Michelle (Brian) Manwaring of Rexburg; twin sister, Jean Eames of Menan; a half sister, Marjorie Watson of Denver, Colo.; 14 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, four sisters and three brothers.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, at Eckersell Memorial Chapel, 101 W. Main St. in Rigby. The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. prior to services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Annis-Little Butte Cemetery under the care of Eckersell Memorial Chapel in Rigby.

Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.eckersellfuneralhome.com.



Published in Post Register on Jan. 6, 2011
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