Jacob McKee

Unknown newspaper, Dec 1951
Submitted by Mike McMullen 

 

Lifelong Resident Of Dunlap Died Suddenly Friday

Friends of Lee McKee of Dunlap were shocked when they learned of his sudden death, which occurred last Friday night in his home.
Funeral services were held in the Bouton Memorial home in Princeville Monday afternoon with Rev. James J. Gross of the Methodist church officiating. Burial was in Prospect cemetery in Dunlap. Pallbearers were William Seiple, Norvin Fox, John Morris, and Edward, Bernard and Donald Gratton.

Jacob Lee McKee, youngest son of James W. and Mary Rife McKee was born near Dunlap October 23, 1886. He spent his entire life in this vicinity. March 10, 1914 he was united in marriage to Annie Carlile. They spent their entire married life in the farm on which he passed away.

He is survived by his wife; one daughter, Mrs. Melba Heathman of Peoria; and two granddaughters, Mary Ruth and Sharon Sue Heathman of Peoria; one sister, Mrs. Bertha Wilson of Toulon; and two brothers, John McKee of Fairfield, Ia., and Lawrence McKee of Davenport, Ia.

Relatives attending from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. John McKee of Fairfield, Ia., Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence McKee and Mr. and Mrs. Loren McKee of Davenport, Mr. and Mrs. George Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. Leo White, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Obery and Mrs. Sherman White of Toulon, Mr. and Mrs. Harry McKee and son of Delavan, Mrs. Everette Hageman of Fairview, Mrs. Effie Sonba, son, daughter and grandson of Pekin and Mr. and Mrs. George Carlile of Farina.

 


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