Clayton Kenneth Lee, 72, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2008 at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare -All Saints. He was born in Racine on November 16, 1935, to the late Clayton and Ruth (nee: Pinnow) Lee. He was a lifelong resident of Racine. He was united in marriage to Carol Therkelsen in Racine, October 25, 1958.
Clayton graduated from Horlick High School in 1954. He served in United States Marine Corps. He was employed for 33 years at Sheet Metal Workers, Local Union 18. Clayton was a very loving and devoted family man and enjoyed his children and grandchildren very much.
He is survived by his loving wife Carol of 49 years and their children, Cindy and Louis Peasley, Craig and Sandy Lee, Connie Lee, Charles and Kari Lee, Carrie and Charles Glenn,
Christy and Scott Ziegler. He is also survived by nine grandchildren, Ryan and Kevin Peasley, Kristopher Lee, Patrick Jenkins, Steven, Michael and Carlie Glenn, Zack and Jennifer Ziegler; two sisters, Nancy Litrenta, JoAnn and Robert Kandl; one brother in law, Rodger Johnson; and many other family members. He is preceded in death by his parents, Clayton and Ruth Lee, and his sister, Pam Johnson.
Funeral services will be held at the Wilson Funeral Home on Wednesday evening, July 23, 2008, at 7 p.m. with Rev. Warren Williams officiating. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 5 until 7 p.m.
Wilson Funeral Home
1212 Lathrop Ave., Racine (262) 634-3361