OBITUARY

Lorraine Hildegarde Kee

January 6, 1930December 30, 2020
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Lorraine Hildegarde Kee, 90, of Longmont, Colorado passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2020. Born in Kevin, Montana to Charles and Bertha Kiesser, she was the youngest of five children. She grew up on a wheat farm assisting her family with the chores.

After high school, Lorraine joined her sisters in Spokane, Washington where she worked in a typing pool for an Insurance company. She met and married William (Bill) Kee on October 13, 1951. With Bill in the Air Force, they moved to Topeka, Kansas where Willa was born then back to Spokane, Washington where Ron and LaDon were born. Then, they moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico where Anita was born. In 1962 they moved to Hygiene, Colorado. Two years later they moved to Broomfield living there for 33 years. In 1997 they moved to Longmont where they resided for 23 years. In 2016, after 64 years of marriage, Bill passed away.

Lorraine was an exceptional homemaker and a skilled seamstress. She made bridesmaid and wedding dresses, baptismal and choir robes, Missionette uniforms, beautiful clothing for her children and grandchildren, and more. She served as secretary of the Mile High Water Company for 26 years and was honored with a plaque for her service. One of her greatest passions was to serve people. She served in her church and volunteered at the OUR center in Longmont for many years. She and Bill prayerfully and financially supported numerous missions and outreach organizations.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, and one brother. She is survived by one brother Charles Kiesser Jr., (100 years). She is also survived by two sons; Ron Kee (Dixie) and LaDon Kee (Patty), two daughters; Willa Pendleton (Wayne) and Anita Humphreys (Randy), twelve grandchildren, and fourteen great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at LifeBridge Christian Church, 10345 Ute Hwy on Wednesday, January 13, at 11:00; a live stream of the service can be viewed at www.ckpmediaservices.com/live. Following the service, the family will be available to greet you. There will not be a meal due to Covid restrictions. The graveside service will take place at Foothills Gardens of Memory on Hwy 287. Memorial contributions can be made to Samaritan’s Purse or the OUR Center in Longmont. Please visit www.ahlbergfuneralchapel.com to share condolences.

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John Mazza

January 13, 2021

We wish to send our condolences to the Pendleton Family. We are so sorry for your loss. We will be praying for everyone during this time of mourning, that the Holy Spirit comforts your heart during this time. The Pendleton's are an amazing family and we love yous guys very much.
Blessings,
TEAM MAZZA
John, Cathy, Nic, Nate & Jules

Patty Beebe Voake

January 13, 2021

As a friend of Anita, I often had the opportunity to join the Kee family for Sunday dinner and an afternoon of play between morning church and evening church. I remember her serving a beautiful roast dinner and Mr Kee carving. I aspired to copy that scene as I raised my family. Today my kids still call a roast dinner “Sunday” dinner. Lorraine inspired me as I grew up to serve & love God and those around me. She lived a life to be celebrated and I’m sure, her faith and love have been copied throughout the lives of her children, grand children and great grandchildren, as well as us “church kids” who grew up watching.

Jewel Pederson

January 12, 2021

Miss Lorraine was an AMAZING friend! Beautiful inside and out. Always ready to spend her time helping, playing a game, putting a puzzle together. She would come to dinner at a moments notice or call us to come her way. She was always ready to pray, bake cookies, help transport friends to appointments or just listen. Her home and yard were immaculate. I will miss her but know she is at peace with the Lord she served and Mr. Bill.

Her love will always be a part of our memory of her.

~Dan & Jewel~

Leroy Boddy

January 11, 2021

Our family met the Kee family at the Longmont Assembly of God Church, to find out that they had moved-in, next door to us on Hygiene Road. You see, there was a huge, block long, farm field, and a few trees, between our homes, there, in Hygiene, CO. I remember that their home was a yellow cinderblock house. The Kee family turned out to be great neighbors, though, as a teen, I was a little older than the Kee boys. But, I had seven younger siblings that may have matched closer to the ages of the Kee children. I try not to remember our family string quartet, "performing" at offering time, at Sunday-night church services.
I always looked up to, and admired Mr. and Mrs. Kee. I lost track of them when I joined the Navy, but I knew that my siblings were still close to their children. Willa's future husband, Wayne, was my best-man at my wedding in Greeley, Oct. 1969. I think that he must have been good luck because my wife, Sharon, and I celebrated our 51st last Fall.
I, and my siblings share your sorrow, but we wish the very best future for all the Kee children, grandchildren, and great- grandchildren. Leroy Boddy

victoria Elwood

January 9, 2021

It was a pleasure meeting Lorraine, She always kept me in line. It was always an adventure doing her hair. We had lots of laughs and oh my's. She is dearly missed. Miss seeing her face on Friday mornings. Lorraine always had a positive attitude and looked to the positive on everything. It was a joy knowing Lorraine, she made the world a better place.

Lynda (Scarbrough) DeRemer

January 8, 2021

My condolences to you all. Lorraine always had such a sweet spirit about her and gave so much of herself helping others. Our parents' generation were true servants. I'm thankful I was able to see Lorraine one last time in February of 2020 at my dad's funeral. May you experience God's comfort as you grieve. Imagine the joy your mom must be experiencing meeting Jesus and being reunited with her loved ones. Blessings and prayers. Lynda (Scarbrough) DeRemer

DeNeen Brown

January 8, 2021

Mrs Kee was a lovely lady. She had a sweet smile and a kind word. I am glad she was part of my life. I will miss her. May she enjoy her reward.

Marti and Roy Cornwell

January 2, 2021

Lorraine has been such an inspiration to us. She showed her love of God and others daily and was so positive all the time.
She was a dear friend and will be missed here on earth but we rejoice with her in heaven.

Pat Smith

January 2, 2021

I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Lorraine. She is one of the finest women I have ever met. I enjoyed sitting with her in church services and our potlucks. She, Elaine Horn and I were the ones to set up for the communion services and then do the clean up afterwards. Lorraine was always always ready for those chores. She always talked about her family with such love and admiration for all of them. I will miss her. But I know that she is with our Lord Jesus now and is not in pain any more. I thank God for putting her into my live. God rest her soul. Respectfully, Pat Smith

Mark & Deborah Sullivan

January 1, 2021

Sending our condolences and love to all of your family. We are saddened to hear of Lorraine’s passing but share the joy knowing she is in the presence of Jesus, her Lord and Savior. Will always have fond memories of her, and fun memories of times our families have spent together over the years. Be comforted by God’s peace and endless love.

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