James W. Lee

Lee, James Walter 83, died March 29, 2013 in Glencoe, Missouri. Born August 17, 1929 in Chicago. A lifelong resident of Lake County, Jim was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the Marine Corp as an Aviation Mechanic with the Corsair Love Dog Squadron. Jim was an avid sailor and a former Commodore of the Waukegan Yacht Club. Jim is survived by his wife, Bernice (nee Desanto); daughter, Holly Hemmer (Rick); granddaughters, Devin Erdal and Katlin Erdal; also the Rosen, Stepanich and Messinides families. Jim was preceded in death by his son, Thomas Lee (Donna nee Vanderventer). A memorial mass will be said for Jim at St. Dismas Church, 2600 Sunset Avenue, Waukegan, IL, Saturday, April 27 at 10:00 a.m.

Published in News Sun from Apr. 8 to Apr. 14, 2013