Lee A. Cheney, age 82, of Hutchinson, Minnesota, passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, Minnesota.
Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, September 21, 2023, at 11:00 A.M. at Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson, with interment in Oakland Cemetery in Hutchinson.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Lee Allyn Cheney was born on March 27, 1941, in Tacoma, Washington. He was the son of Merwin and Irma (Fair) Cheney. He received his education in Brainerd, Minnesota.
Lee’s first marriage was blessed with three children. On April 24, 1981, Lee was united in marriage to Mary Ann Carlson by Reverend James P. Lauer at Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson, Minnesota. They resided in Hutchinson. Lee and Mary Ann shared 23 years of marriage prior to the passing of Mary Ann on October 18, 2004. Lee later moved to Dassel, Minnesota.
Lee farmed most of his life. Lee was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson.
Lee enjoyed crafts, drawings, and animals especially cats. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Lee passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, at the age of 82 years.
Blessed be his memory.
Lee is survived by his:
Children, MaryEllen, Allyn, LeAnn;
Siblings, Al Cheney and his wife, Joy of Hutchinson, MN,
Terry Orton and her husband, Jay of Brainerd, MN,
Diane Cheney of Pflugerville, TX;
Sister-in-law, Karen Cheney of Brainerd, MN;
Special Caregiver, Christy Downs of Cosmos, MN;
Many Nieces, Nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Lee is preceded in death by his Parents, Merwin and Irma Cheney; Wife, Mary Ann Cheney; Siblings, Roy Cheney, Mary Palen, Gary Cheney, Susan Zilligan; Nephew, Duane Cheney.