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Lee R. Kelchen


Lee R. Kelchen, 75, of Marion, Iowa, passed away suddenly on Sunday, June 14, 2020, at his home. A private gathering will take place at a later date.
Lee was born Sept. 7, 1944, in Monticello, Iowa, the son
of Aloysius and Leona (Crowley) Kelchen. He enjoyed driving a cab, which he did for 40 years also while doing odd jobs. Lee was a fan of Cubs baseball, Packers football and a good horse race. He loved old movies, motorcycles, and old cars and trucks. Lee could talk to anyone and never met a stranger.
Survivors include one daughter, one granddaughter, two great-grandchildren, five brothers and two sisters.
Lee was preceded in death by his parents, stepfather, three brothers, two sisters and two half-sisters.
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