Mary Herubin Lee


Mary Herubin Lee, 85-years-old, formerly of Superior, Wisconsin, peacefully passed away on July 14, 2020 with her family by her side. She was the only child of Chester and Clara Herubin. Preceding her in death were both of her parents, her husband of 56 years, William Meyer Lee, and her oldest son, Mark Lee, Surviving are daughter Lisa (Richard) Leininger of Marshall, MI, son Stephen (Michelle) Lee, of Buffalo Grove, IL, three Grandchildren, Meredith Rose, William Leininger, Gregor Lee, and three great grandchildren, Savannah, Daniel, and Flora. Mary was a graduate of Superior State University where she earned a degree in elementary education and later obtained a Master’s Degree in Education at Virginia State University. Bill and Mary moved to Petersburg in 1960 while he served in the Army, and remained in Petersburg to raise their three children until 2005. Mary dedicated career to children as a teacher and Elementary school principal. Mary loved animals, art, playing tennis, the Outer Banks of North Caroline, and traveling with her husband and friends. She especially loved playing with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. A graveside Memorial service will take place at Christ and Grace Episcopal Church in Petersburg Virginia on July 23, 2020 where she will be buried with her husband in the Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions can be made to the local animal humane society of your choice.

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