Helga Hanny Lee

Helga Hanny Lee passed away on May 3, 2017 with her family by her side. She was 95.

Per Helga’s request, no service is planned. There will be a family gathering at a later date.

Helga was born on Oct. 30, 1921 to Moritz and Ella Jakobson in Bremen, Germany. She married the love of her life Ralph Lee on Nov. 8, 1947 in Vegasak, Germany.

Helga and Ralph loved traveling and spending time with family. Mom was an avid reader, excellent seamstress, loved knitting hats for the newborn babies and a Chicago Cubs fan.

Helga is survived by her daughters Barbara (Jim) Pearce of Grass Valley and Linda (Bob) Molmen of Merced; son Dennis Lee of Tahoe City; grandchildren Tom (Lisa) Molmen of Carmichael, Becky (Sean) Norman of Grass Valley, Mike (Jillian Molmen of Carmichael, and Matt (Cassi) Pearce of Chico; she was Oma to her great-grandchildren Gabrielle, Wyatt and Cora of Carmichael, Patrick and Katie of Grass Valley and Rhett of Chico; niece Suzie Haymore of Nicolaus, CA and her family that lives in Sweden.

Helga is preceded in death by her parents, brother, Gunther and her husband of 61 perfect years.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of The Foothills.

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