Age 78, of South St Paul Died at home after a short illness. Lee grew up in Crystal, MN and spent most of his professional career at the MN Dept. of Human Services. He loved singing and golf, singing and family time, singing and his church. He knew every serious Karaoke joint in the Twin Cities. He also spent 3-4 winter months in Mesa, AZ where he continued to play golf and sing Karaoke. He was a kind and gentle person who was always concerned about others. He will be greatly missed. Lee was preceded in death by his parents June and Melvin Grose and his infant daughter Lisa. Survived by loving wife Sharon. Devoted father of John (Camille) Blauert, Leann (Steve) Jaspers, Andy (Bridget). Stepfather of Adam (Mary-Megan) Ehrmantraut & Zak Ehrmantraut. Proud grandfather of James & Elizabeth Rounds, Aeriel & Alexandra Jaspers, Garan & London & Anya Grose, James & Sophia & Sadie Ehrmantraut. Siblings Marlin (Sara), Gary (Kathy), Laura (John) Kovich, Linda Gusk, Lana (Gary) Lee and many nieces, nephews and friends. A Gathering will begin at 10:00 am and a Celebration of Life Service will be 11:00 am on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021 at Olivet United Methodist Church in Robbinsdale, 3620 – 43rd Avenue North. Mask and social distancing guidelines will be observed. A livestream of service will be available at https://www.facebook.com/ Klecatsky-Sons-Funeral-Homes-188290457910334/ In lieu of flowers, please donate to a food shelf, homeless shelter or a charity of your choice. Klecatsky and Sons Funeral Home – Southern Chapel. www.Klecatskys.com (651) 451-1551.

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Published by Pioneer Press on Jan. 6, 2021.
Celebration of Life
Olivet United Methodist Church
3620 – 43rd Avenue North, Robbinsdale, Minnesota
Funeral services provided by:
Klecatsky & Sons Southern Chapel
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Sharon, John, Leann and Andy, It was great to have Lee as an uncle while growing up. It was a blessing to see him at church, on bowling Wednesdays at Beacon Bowl and on the softball team during spring and winter. I also really enjoyed seeing Lee sing with my dad, uncle Gary and cousin Larry Blokzyl whether at Great Grandma's birthday or at church or another family gathering it was always joyful and fun. It has been many years since I have gotten to see Lee on a regular basis but he was still inspiring from a distance by staying active and having a great time living life and loving his family. May God bless you all with peace and joy.
Christopher Grose
January 8, 2021
Sharon, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. While I never met Lee, I believe, after reading the obituary, that I would have liked him. I know words are useless at times like this, but I wanted you to know that I am thinking about and praying for all of you.
Pat Lindsley
January 6, 2021