December 1, 1928 – November 21, 2018
Hazel Marie (Schramm) Lee 89, of Superior, WI. died Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at Encompass Healthcare and Assisted Living where she had been a resident for the last four years. Hazel was born Dec. 1, 1928 in Wilmot, Wisconsin to Frank and Hazel Schramm. Hazel attended school in Grandview, WI. and graduated from Drummond High School. She also received her degree from WITC.
Hazel's work history included waitressing at the Capitol Tea Room in Superior, Patio Café, Goldfine's Café, and preparing taxes at H&R Block. She also worked at other health and assisted living facilities in Wisconsin and Minnesota.
In 1947 Hazel became the beloved wife of Robert Owen Lee, Sr. They loved traveling, watching Brewer and Packer games together and taking care of their grandchildren. Hazel was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church in Superior, where she volunteered for the Ruth Circle and was active in making quilts that were sent to the Superior Memorial Hospital. Hazel was also a past member of the Eastern Star. Her other pastimes included knitting, crocheting, and reading. Fishing and camping were also a joy in her life.
Hazel was preceded in death by her parents, husband Bob, brothers Frank and Bob, sisters Harriet, Bertha, Audry, June, Nina, and Ruthy, daughter-in-law Deb Lee and son-in-law Charles Wilson. Hazel is survived by her daughter Barbara Lee-Wilson of Manhattan, KS, sons Robert (Jean Ann) of Superior and Richard (Ruth) of Appleton, WI. Grandsons Frank, Craig, Antonio, Nick, Rick Jr, Garrett, Jon, and one granddaughter Chara-Lee, step granddaughters Nicole Neylon and Jessica Vito Clark, two sisters Beatrice and Marion and one brother William. She is also survived by twelve great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
The family would like to thank Pat, Kelly and staff at Encompass for all of their great care.
A private family celebration of life will be held this summer. Arrangements by Bell Brothers Funeral Home.