Caroline Katherine “Carrie” Lee, 92, of Richmond, died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, at NorthCare Hospice House in North Kansas City.
Carrie was born on July 21, 1928, in Wisconsin, the daughter of Henry and Pauline Hutter She was united in marriage to William Walter “Bill” Lee of Markesan, Wisconsin, on Aug. 4, 1946. He preceded her in death on Nov. 2, 2001.
Survivors include: three daughters, Patricia (Frazer) Letzig of Richmond, Christine Ziaya of Plainfield, Wisconsin, and Diane (Jeff) Reynolds of Highland Lakes, New Jersey; son-in-law, Geoffrey Low of Hardin; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Audrey Jean Low; and two great-grandchildren, four brothers and a son-in-law.
Carrie was born and raised in Wisconsin, where she met her husband. They would spend the next 31 years together stationed at Air Force bases in the United States where her husband was deployed. They were stationed in Nebraska, Texas, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois and then to Missouri at Whiteman Air Force Base, where they retired. In 1998, they moved to the Richmond area. Carrie enjoyed flowers and fishing, and was an active member of the VFW.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to either the Richmond United Methodist Church or the American Legion. They can be left at or mailed to Thurman Funeral Home; 507 E. Main St.-P.O. Box 190; Richmond, MO 64085.
Visitation with funeral services took place on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, at Thurman Funeral Home, with visitation beginning at 1:30 p.m., followed by services at 2:30 p.m. Burial was in Richmond Memory Gardens. Please remember to share your memories of Carrie with the family by visiting thurmanfuneralhome.com.