Helen Ruth Lee
Feb. 4, 1926 March 1, 2016

Helen Ruth Lee, age 90, of New London, passed away on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at ThedaCare Hospital in New London. Helen was born on February 4, 1926, to the late Frederick and Clara (Tangen) Weist in Winona, Minn.

Helen was united in marriage to Richard W. Lee on September 10, 1949, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Waukesha. She was a loving mother and held a strong belief in the Lord and the power of salvation through Jesus Christ. Helen enjoyed her children and grandchildren, as well as her job at the county, transporting people to various appointments. She was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church in New London.
Helen is survived by her three children, Karen Lytie, Richard (Kandee) Lee and Michael (Chelley) Lee; grandchildren, Tyler Lytie, Lucas Lytie, Michael Lee, Maria Lee, Mitchell Lee and Jacob Lee; sister-in-law, Viola Weist; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard; and three brothers, Bryon, Donald (Bernice) and Lyle. A Christian funeral service for Helen will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 5, at Emanuel Lutheran Church in New London. The Rev. William Heiges will be officiating. Visitation will take place from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Burial will be in Forrest Hill Cemetery in Pewaukee.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Emanuel Lutheran Church.

Cline and Hanson Funeral Home of New London is serving the family. For more information, call 920-982-3232 or visit online at