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Feb 20, 2012 - Staff
Funeral services for Georgine Lee of Riverton are at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton, with the Rev. Mark Thurman of the United Methodist Church officiating. Interment follows at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton.
Mrs. Lee died at her home in Riverton on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012. She was 92.
Georgina Morehouse was born Sept. 5, 1919, in Burton, Neb., the daughter of Clinton C. and Lillian Mae (Sprague) Morehouse. She attended elementary school in Burton, and the Keya Paha County High School in Springview, Neb., and earned a Nebraska Normal School Certificate.
On May 25, 1940, she married Gene E. Lee in Springview, Neb.
Mrs. Lee was a member and served as a greeter and usher for the United Methodist Church of Riverton. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Wind River Art Guild, Methodist Women, Chatauqua, Rebekahs, and the Riverton Senior Citizens Center.
Her hobbies included art, theater, and dance.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee owned and operated Gene Lee Motors from 1957 until Mr. Lee died in 1997. Mrs. Lee also worked as an artist, school teacher, and Welcome Wagon hostess, as well as a postmistress and retailer.
She had lived in Riverton since 1951, but also lived in Glendo and Lusk.
Survivors include her three daughters, Sharon Starks and husband Earl of Rock Springs, Sandie Bonsell of Alajuella, Costa Rica, and Teresa Yeates and husband Ben of Carmichael, Calif., six grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Lee is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gene Lee; brothers Crawford and Larry Morehouse; sisters Bette Schnorenberg, Patricia Morehouse and Sally Fernau.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home (theDavisFuneralHome.com.).