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D.A. BUD LEE Obituary pic


Born: May 04, 1936

Date of Passing: Nov 26, 2021

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LEE, D.A. "Bud" Lee, beloved husband of Anne Lee, passed away Friday, November 26, 2021 after a brief and courageous battle with Covid. Bud was born in Marchwell, SK on May 4, 1936 to Eileen and Ernest Lee. They farmed just west of Russell then moved to Makeroff where they ran a general store then later a farm machinery and gas business in Basswood, MB. The final move was to Neepawa in 1956 where they owned Plains Farm Equipment. Bud and his brother Dudley continued the operation until 1976 when they sold to AgriEaze Equipment. Bud was employed with this firm for another 10 years. Bud and Anne were married May 24, 1958 and enjoyed many happy times raising their family in Neepawa. They loved to camp, travel, and had a close-knit group of lifelong friends. Bud was a member of the Neepawa Curling Club, Neepawa Golf and Country Club and Neepawa Lions Club. He also drove patients to treatment on behalf of CancerCare and was a quiet helper to many.
Bud and Anne were proud to be married 63 years and were blessed with four children and six grandchildren. Left to mourn his passing are his wife Anne, son David (Jo), daughter Barbara (Lindsay) and grandchildren Daniel, Victoria, Jordan, Tanner and Mason. Waiting for him on the other side are his daughter Elizabeth, son Bryan, and granddaughter Bryn.
Bud was a good man who was loved and respected for his quick wit, integrity, and gentle strength. He left behind a large bank of wonderful memories for family and friends to draw from. As per his wishes, a party to honour Bud will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be left at and memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice or to Neepawa Breakfast Club c/o Landon Cameron Box 3069, Neepawa, MB R0J 1H0 (eTransfer 204-841-3570)

And just at the moment, when someone says, "He is gone," There are other eyes watching him and other
voices ready to gladly shout, "Here he comes!"


As published in Brandon Sun on Dec 04, 2021

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • Mrs. Lee, Barb & Lindsay, Jordan, Tanner & Mason, My deepest condolences to all of you on the passing on you husband, father and grandfather. I remember him well from the hockey games he would come to watch. Such a tall, handsome, quiet gentleman. I'm sure you'll have wonderful memories of him to carry you through all the many emotions that you'll face during this time. God Bless. Cathie Marshall (Switz's gram) - Posted by: Cathie MARSHALL (friend) on: Dec 11, 2021

  • Ann, I just heard of your loss of your husband, Bud. I wish I could have known him. I pray that God will comfort you at this time. - Posted by: Dwight Holmberg (Cousin to Anniversary ) on: Dec 07, 2021

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