OBITUARY: Lee Rae Conlon

June 10, 1942 – Oct. 13, 2018

Lee Rae Conlon, 76, of Sturgeon Bay, died at the Door County Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facility. She was born in Milwaukee, the daughter of Cyril and Dorothy (Giese) Ripple. Lee’s family moved to Sturgeon Bay in 1956 when they relocated their business, Milwaukee Shoe Co., here. She graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School in 1960 and went to study at secretarial school in Milwaukee. On April 16, 1966, Lee was united in marriage to James Harold Conlon at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sturgeon Bay; they were blessed with more than 52 years of marriage. She and Jim were members of the American Truck Historical Society. Lee’s life will be honored with a Mass of Christian Burial on Oct. 19, 11 am at St. Joseph Catholic Church. She will be laid to rest in St. Joseph Cemetery. Visitation will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Friday 10-10:50 am. Memorials may be given in her name for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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