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Obituary: Ada Schaerrer Lee

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1917 ~ 2004

Ada Schaerrer Lee, 87, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Tuesday, October 19, 2004.

She was born on August 23, 1917 in Payson, Utah to Geneva Stewart and George Albert Schaerrer.

She married her eternal sweetheart, Thomas William Lee, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on October 21, 1937.

They are the parents of four children:

Robert Thomas (Linda) Lee; Daniel Schaerrer (Connie) Lee; Betsy (Merrill) Jenson; and Nancy (Wallace) Bingham.

She was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. After marriage, Ada and Tom moved to Mar Vista, California where they raised their family. Ada served in many church callings, including Relief Society president, Young Women's advisor, and as a temple worker in the Los Angeles Temple. After Tom's retirement from Hughes Tool Company, they moved to Provo, Utah.

Tom and Ada served two missions for the

LDS Church, the first

in Santiago, Chile, and then in Buenos Aries, Argentina. When they returned to Provo, they served together as ordinance workers in the Provo Temple.

Ada is survived by her husband, children, 22 grandchildren, and 25 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters, Anna Mae Houser of Springville, Utah and Marilyn Meldrum of Kearns, Utah. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers, Stewart

Schaerrer and Russell Schaerrer and by her sister Opal Field.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 23, 2004, at 2:00 p.m., in the Provo Utah Grandview South Stake Center (1122 Grand Avenue). A viewing will be held at the church beginning at 12:00 noon. Interment, Provo City Cemetery.