ALLIANCE, Neb. – Lee R. Mason passed away peacefully on April 1, 2018, surrounded by his family at the Goshen Health Care Community in Torrington.
He was born February 12, 1926 in Alliance, Neb., to Harry and Elizabeth Mason. He spent his entire life in Alliance with the exception of time away during WW II where he served with his two brothers.
After marrying Pearl Ina Blume he built four houses while working full time at Cover Jones managing the body shop. He completed his work career at the Alliance Post Office. He was an avid gardener and photographer in his free time. After retiring he actively volunteered at the Carnegie Art Center and served on Library Board of the Alliance Public Library.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years and his three children, Darrell Mason (Elaine) of Thornton, Colo., Marilyn Kuhnel (Louis) of Torrington, and Marie Stackenwalt (Scott) of Austin, Minn., seven grandchildren and eight great-
He was preceded in death by his mother, father and both
Funeral services will be Monday, April 9, at 1 p.m. at the Bates-Gould Chapel in Alliance, with Jeanie Sedivy officiating. Burial will be in the Nebraska Veterans Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Carnegie Arts Center in Alliance.
Online condolences may be left at www.batesgould.com.