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Lee Chen

Lee Jing Chen, 72, of El Macero, passed away at home Friday, April 1, 2011. He had been an area resident for 42 years.

Lee was born April 1, 1939 in Taiwan to I-Wah Lee and Hwa-Si Chen. He was a researcher and professor. Lee enjoyed teaching and watching his grandchildren grow.

Lee is survived by his loving wife, Grace Chao Chen; children: Sumei Yee and Cammy Rieger; siblings: Jimmy Chan, Jolly Lee, Lily Lam and Chean Chen; grandchildren: Bennet Yee, Emily Yee, Elise Yee, Evan Rieger and Aidan Rieger as well as numerous other family members.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. at Davis Cemetery, 820 Pole Line Road. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Lees memory to Davis Chinese Christian Church, 536 Anderson Rd., Davis, CA 95616.

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We are sadden by Lee's passing. He will be greatly missed. Hope Grace stay strong through this difficult period. Our thoughts are with you.

Joe and Trudy Chan Apr 9 2011 12:00 AM

Dear Grace, We wish to express our deepest sympathy on your loss. We want you to be sure that we are thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. May God be with you and your family.

Rich and Judy Cunningham Apr 8 2011 12:00 AM

We will miss Lee. He was always smiling and laughed easily. Good qualities to have in life.

Richard & Nancy Chadwick Apr 8 2011 12:00 AM

Grace and family, We are saddened to hear of Lee's passing. Our thoughts are with you. Love, Janet and Frank Zalom

Jan Zalom Apr 7 2011 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry to learn of Lee's passing. I'll always remember him with a smile on his face and in his voice.

Jim Frame Apr 6 2011 12:00 AM

Dear Grace and family Please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss of Lee. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. Sylvia Wong

Sylvia Wong Apr 4 2011 12:00 AM