Lee Vander Voet was born Feb. 22, 1927, in Osage County, Okla. She went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 12, 2018, in Kennewick.
On Dec. 26, 1945, she married Billy Mallams. Billy passed away in a Navy plane crash on December 14, 1967, in Alaska.
On Oct. 12, 1974, she married Art Vander Voet.
Art passed away on Jan. 13, 2006, in Oak Harbor.
Lee moved to Kennewick in August 2016 to be near her daughter.
Lee touched many lives over her years in Oak Harbor and her short time in Kennewick. She especially loved and appreciated the caregivers at Hawthorne Court the past two years.
She is survived by Richie (Bill) Meche, Bill (Tamara) Mallams, Mike (Kerri) Mallams, Susan (Ricky) Nunamaker; Darrell (Stephanie) Hooper, Shane Mallams, Kael Mallams, Loryn Mallams, Terri Meche, Stephanie (Ray) Cone, plus great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Good News Media Ministry, c/o Richland Lutheran Church, 901 Van Giesen St, Richland, WA 99354. This was the church service broadcast from Rick and Susan’s church that Mom faithfully watched every Sunday morning.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Maple Leaf Cemetery.
Family and friends are encouraged to share memories and condolences at www.whidbeymemorial.com