Lee Francis Getchell, 62

Published 12:27 pm Friday, July 8, 2011

Lee Francis Getchell, 62, of London, died Saturday, July 2, 2011 at his home.

Lee Getchell

Lee was born Nov. 24, 1948 in Austin to Harold and Clara (Peck) Getchell. He married Judy Ann Broitzman. She preceded him in death on Dec. 28, 1974.

Lee worked construction. He was a member of International Word Fellowship and enjoyed motorcycle riding, fishing, camping, horse back riding, spending time with family and friends, playing pool and cards, and he loved garage sales.

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Survivors include four daughters, Lori Teresi of London, Minn., Vicky Getchell of Austin, Lana (Leslie) Barberette of Tennessee, Sally Getchell and her daughter, Ruby of Tulsa, Okla.; eight grandchildren; siblings, Donnie (Debbie) Getchell of Shakopee, Minn., Patty (Jeff) Olson of Cresco, Iowa, Ted Getchell of Austin, Minn., Fritz Getchell of Texas.

In addition to his wife, he is preceded in death by his father, Harold Getchell; mother, Clara Getchell; brother, Jim Getchell; daughter, Terry Ann Getchell.

Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, July 9, at Austin Christian Fellowship with Pastor Raymond Tuck officiating. Friends may call one hour before the service at the church on Saturday. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery.

Arrangements by Mayer Funeral Home.