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Eunice A. (Lee) Isackson

April 25, 1927 ~ July 13, 2018 (age 91)

Eunice Isackson, age 91, died peacefully on July 13, 2018 at St. John’s Lutheran Home in Albert Lea, Minnesota. A memorial service for Eunice Isackson will be held at 11 A.M. Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at First Lutheran Church in Albert Lea with visitation one hour prior. Pastor John Holt will officiate. A private interment will be held at Hillcrest Cemetery, Albert Lea. Bonnerup Funeral Service is assisting the family.

Eunice Audrey Lee, born on April 25, 1927, grew up in rural Brookings County, South Dakota in a family of 8 children. Eunice graduated from Volga Public High School, the University of South Dakota – Vermillion with an advertising art degree, and later from Mankato State College with an art teaching degree. She worked for a department store as a fashion illustrator in Sioux City, Iowa, and as a layout artist for a small printing company in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She taught art in part-time positions in Albert Lea and Glenville Public Schools. As a member of the Ann Arbor Michigan Art Center and Albert Lea Art Center she did many watercolor and oil paintings. Her most precious pieces are graphite drawings of her children as they were growing up. She was included in a stained glass church committee and did drawing designs for panels in the newer entrance of First Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. Eunice and Marwood enjoyed traveling extensively around the world.

Eunice and Marwood married on September 3, 1950 and raised four sons, David (Gloria), Paul (Sherry), Mark and Steven. They were also blessed with a grandson, Kris Isackson. Other survivors include two sisters, Hazel Schecher of Rapid City, SD and Marlys (Roger) Bawdon of Saltillo, TX; two brothers, Melvin (Mary) Lee and Stanley Lee all of Sioux Falls, SD; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Marwood; parents, Oscar and Leah Lee; and three brothers, Leon, Eugene and Gordon Lee.

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