Obituary for Robert "Bob" L. Lee | Ryan Funeral Homes


Robert "Bob" L. Lee

May 21, 1931 ~ March 2, 2018 (age 86)

Madison-Robert L. “Bob” Lee, age 86, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, March 2, 2018.  He was born at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison on May 21, 1931, the son of Charles and Mary Ann Lee.  He graduated from Madison Central High School in 1950 and married Betty Lee on September 29, 1951.  Bob worked and retired from Oscar Mayer. He loved to golf, bowl, swim, walk and watch the Badgers.  Football was a big passion of Bob’s.  During his football playing career he earned Madison All City honors and also played semi pro football.  Music was also a big part of his life.  He made and played his own guitars and taught himself how to play the piano.

Bob is survived by his daughter, Debbie Lee; grandson, Shane (Sandy) Schuster; great-grandchildren, Austin and Alyssa Schuster; and four nephews, Dave, Dan, Dennis and Don Desmidt.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Lee; son, Robert A. Lee; his parents; and brother, Charles Lee.

A Funeral Service will be held at 1pm on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 2418 N Sherman Ave. Burial will follow at Lakeview Lutheran Cemetery. A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday from 11am until the time of service. To view and sign this guestbook, please visit:

Ryan Funeral Home & Cremation Services

2418 N Sherman Ave


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