Glen Lee Jr.


A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial for Glen J. “Bud” Lee, Jr. will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at 10 a.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 916 E. Rusholme St., Davenport.  

Burial will take place in Mt. Calvary Cemetery with military rites conducted by American Legion Post 639 Eldridge.   The family will greet friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 10, 2011 at the Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, 614 Main Street, Davenport.  Bud passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2011 in Tucson, Arizona following a brief illness.

Glen John Lee, Jr. was born on November 19, 1921 in Wheatland, Iowa, a son of Glen John Lee, Sr. and Dorothy E. (Ehrke) Lee.  He married Carol Ann Sobek on January 9, 1943 in Davenport.  She preceded him in death on December 3, 1987.  Bud proudly served two tours of duty in the U.S. Army from 1942 through 1945; once as a flight instructor and again as a military police officer.  After leaving the service, he began a journey as a plastering contractor, eventually starting his own business, Lee Plastering Company.  Bud was a member of the Elks Lodge 298 in Davenport and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary.  He enjoyed flying, hunting, fishing, boating and traveling.

Memorials may be made to the Friends of the Davenport Public Library, 321 Main St. Davenport, Iowa, 52801.


Bud is survived by his daughters, Susan (Dick) Luse, Germantown, TN and Kathy Cheek, Tucson, AZ; grandchildren, Angela Luse, Germantown, TN, Brian (Jill) Luse, Omaha, NE, Gretchen (Will) Hornsby, Marietta, GA and Lindsay (Zach) Barry, Tucson, AZ; great-grandchildren, Abby and Jayson Luse, Omaha, NE, Alexander Hornsby, Marietta, GA, and Lilliann and Ayden Barry, Tucson, AZ; a sister, Margaret Boone, brothers, Allen and Warren Lee and special friend, Ann Kling and her family.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Carol, his parents, Glen and Dorothy Lee, sister, Jean Lee and brother, Thomas Lee.  May they rest in peace.

Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Bud’s obituary at

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