Fredric "Fred" Owen Lee
Fredric “Fred” Owen Lee, age 63 of Glendive, Montana passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at home surrounded by his family and friends. Visitation will be held from 2:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. on Friday, December 15, 2017 at the Silha Funeral Home in Glendive. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Zion Lutheran Church in Glendive with Pastor Will Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in the Dawson Memorial Cemetery in Glendive. Silha Funeral Home of Glendive has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Fred was born on October 9, 1954 to James and Jean (Peterson) Lee in Foston, Minnesota. At the age of seven the family moved to Glendive where Fred was raised and educated. He graduated from Dawson County High School with the class of 1973. He went to work for George Rakes for a couple of years before starting his career with M.D.U. Resources (W.B.I.) which he continued until his retirement in 2009. Following retirement he was a consultant for KLJ and other oilfield businesses until December of 2013 when he went to work for Oaks Disposal Services where he was still employed at the time of his death.
Fred enjoyed hunting, fishing, working and socializing with friends. Family was always his first priority, he enjoyed watching all of his grandchildren’s activities and spending time with them. He enjoyed coaching his own daughters when they were younger and playing softball for many years when he was younger.
Fred was preceded in death by his parents, nephew Chad Lee, niece Melissa Lee, father in law Richard Mittlestadt, and step father Joe McPherson.
Fred is survived by his daughters, Tara (Ross) Oakland of Glendive, Tami Lee (Blake Trangmoe) of Glendive; step daughter Krista (Kyle) Berry of Glendive; grandchildren, Chad (Paige) Oakland and their children Oakleigh and Carver, Carson Oakland, Kailee Trangmoe, Landon Harrison, Dalton Oakland, Austin Berry, Kason Berry, and Asher Berry; brothers, Barry (Ellen) Lee of Roundup, Montana, Howard (Sharon) Lee of Menahga, Minnesota, Steve (Patty) Lee of Glendive, Scott (Colleen) Lee, Glendive, step brothers Mike (Jennifer) McPherson of Rexburg, Idaho, Craig (April) McPherson of Savage, Montana, step sisters Debbie (Jim) Kutzler of Glendive, Becky (Ross) Green of Savage; and numerous nieces and nephews.
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