1919 - 2019
CHARLES R. LEES DIED PEACEFULLY AT HOME ON AUG. 27, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. He was 100.
Charlie was born on April 17, 1919, in Peru, Indiana to Raymond and Helen Lees.
He grew up in a family of modest means during The Great Depression. He was the first one in his family to leave Peru when he went to Indiana University. It was there he met his future wife, Mary Jane Harper. They were married for 76 years.
Mary and Charles married during WWII, and Charlie joined t...
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