Stanley Oliver Lee

July 31, 1919November 5, 2018

Stanley Oliver Lee died peacefully in Everett, WA on November 5, 2018. Stan was born July 31, 1919 in Everett, WA to Ole and Andrea (Reikeras) Lee. He grew up in Everett and graduated from Everett High School in 1937. He served in the United States Air Force 1942-1945 including in Seattle in recruitment and in Algeria in communications. He graduated from the University of Washington in 1949 and became a Certified Public Accountant. Stan worked for Weyerhaeuser for 14 years and then for First Federal Savings and Loan (later Pioneer) for 24 years as Senior Vice President – Treasurer and Controller. He married Betty Hatlen on June 3, 1949. Stan and Betty had three children and lived in the same north Everett home they built in 1951 until 2011. Stan was a long-time and active member of Central Lutheran Church. Stan and Betty enjoyed spending time with family, including at Lake Stevens, traveling the world, and helping others. After Betty had a life-threatening brain aneurysm rupture in 2009 and later developed dementia, Stan was a patient and loving support. Stan was predeceased by his wife, Betty on November 1, 2017. He was also predeceased by his brother, Bob Lee; his brother, Art Lee, and his wife, Virginia Lee; as well as brother-in-law, Occie Rolander; his sister-in-law, Betty Hatlen; his brother-in-law, Alan Hatlen, and his wife, Mavis Hatlen. He is survived by his daughter, Linda Lee Nilson (John Nilson) of Regina, Saskatchewan; his son, Bob Lee (Kristi Nelson Lee) of Everett; and his daughter, Nancy Lee Olsen (Steve Olsen) of Everett; and grandchildren, Ingrid Nilson of Vancouver, British Columbia; Solveig Nilson (Sotonye Igoniko) of Regina, Saskatchewan; Robbie Lee (Laurel) of Sacramento, CA; Peter Lee (Tracy-Lee Hector) of Lake Stevens, WA; Mark Lee (Zoe Withered) of Seattle; Betsy Olsen of Everett; Bobby Olsen (Alysia) of Bellingham, WA; and Suzy Lavis (Sam) of Spokane, WA; and great-granddaughter, Aspen Lee of Sacramento. He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Doris Rolander of Seattle; his brother-in-law, Jack Hatlen of Seattle; his brother-in-law, Ralph Hatlen and his wife, Doris Hatlen of Burlington, WA. A memorial service will be held at Central Lutheran Church, 2702 Rockefeller Ave, Everett, WA at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2018. Reverend Jeremy Fuerst will conduct this celebration of Stan's life. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Stan Lee may be given to Central Lutheran Church or another charity of your choice.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, November 10, 2018

Stanley Oliver Lee

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