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September 7, 2013

Eleanor Ray Lee

Eleanor Ray Lee, 95, of Terre Haute died September 4, 2013 in her residence. She was a fourth generation Vigo County native, born February 21, 1918 at Union Hospital to Charles Hubert Ray and Eleanor Hord Ray. She was preceded in death by her father and mother and her husband of 72 years, Hugh B. Lee, Jr.

Survivors include a son, Charles B. Lee, Sr. and his wife, Barbara of Terre Haute; three daughters, Eleanor Lee Swanke of Culver, IN, Elizabeth Lee Kern and her husband, W. Michael of West Hartford, CT and Cathy Lee Patterson and her husband, Sid of Middleburg, VA; a brother, Charles Hord Ray of West Terre Haute and a sister-in-law, Virginia Lee Brierley of St. Paul, MN; eight grandchildren, Eleanor Fox and her husband, Frank, Charles B. Lee, Jr. and his wife, Gayle, Stephen H. Lee and his wife, Jamie, Amy E. Lee, Jason B. Kern and his wife, Lissa, Krissy Mok and her husband, Rich, Catharine Andricos and her husband, Steve and Jack Stark and his friend, Becky. Also surviving are thirteen great-grandchildren, Eleanor Leigh Fox, Julia Lee, Sam Lee, Stephen Lee, Zachary Lee, Taylor Lee, Kendal Lee, Devon Kern, Tai Mok, Peter Mok, Jason Mok, Olivia Andricos and Lucy Andricos; and several nieces and nephews.

Eleanor, affectionately known as Relly and as Gie by her grandchildren and eventually by her great-grandchildren and her family, was educated in the Terre Haute school system before moving on to preparatory school at Stuart Hall in Staunton, VA and Lasell Junior College in Boston, MA. Eleanor spent practically every summer of her life on the East Shore of her beloved Lake Maxinkuckee, Culver, IN.

Eleanor was a member of the Swope Art Museum and the League of Terre Haute, church guilds at St. Stephens in Terre Haute and St. Peters in St. Louis and several other Terre Haute and St. Louis organizations. She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and Colonial Dames. With her husband Hugh, she was a member of Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis, Country Club of Terre Haute, Maxinkuckee Country Club in Culver, IN, Keeneland Club in Lexington, KY and The Union League Club of Chicago. She was an avid traveler, visiting five continents.

There will be no public services or visitation. A private gathering will take place at a later time. Arrangements are under the direction of Callahan & Hughes Funeral Home, 605 South 25th Street. The family kindly requests that memorial contributions, in lieu of flowers, be made to the Swope Art Museum, 25 S. 7th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807, Hospice of the Wabash Valley, 400 8th Avenue, Terre Haute, IN 47804 and to Lake Maxinkuckee Environmental Council, in her name, 116 N. Main Street, STE 4 , Culver, IN 46511. Funeral information is available at:

www.callahanandhughes.com

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