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Obituary: LEE, MARIE

Published: Friday, Sept. 19 2014 8:53 a.m. MDT

Marie Copier Lee1923 ~ 2011Marie Copier Lee, 88, passed away peacefully on December 30, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona where she resided with her daughter and son-in-law. She was born on June 14, 1923 in Breukelen, The Netherlands to Jan Copier and Jannigje de With. She married Evan W. Lee on September 18, 1950 in the Salt Lake Temple. They had two children, Pearl and Evan C. As an active member of the LDS Church she served in many leadership callings throughout her life. She served two missions with her husband in the Laotian Branch in Salt Lake City and to The Netherlands. What she enjoyed most was serving others. She is survived by her brothers, Govert (Frederika), Floris (Eva); sisters-in-law, Toni and Lila; brother-in-law, John; daughter, Pearl (Victor); daughter-in-law, Leoma (Darrell); 8 grandchildren, Jon-Paul, Jeremy, Phillip, Evan R. (Candice), Stacie (Dan), Cindy (Jason), David and Scott; 10 great grandchildren, Tristin, Evan T., Ava, Mia, Danielle, Gavin, Trenton, Colton and arrivals due in March and June; seventy plus nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, parents, brothers, Jan and Henk; sisters, Tryntje, Geertje, Jans, Geertje Roos, Hendrica; son, Evan Copier Lee. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Missionary Department, 50 E. North Temple, SLC, UT 84150 of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 6, 2011 at the Ridgedale Ward, 3400 South 1100 East. Friends may call at the church from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday evening and 1 hour prior to the services. Interment, Murray City Cemetery. www.goffmortuary.com