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Wynona “Beverly” Lee-Dallager, 90

Wynona “Beverly” Lee-Dallager of Osceola, Wisconsin was born on July 17, 1923 to Mabel and Ralph Lyons in Iowa.  She lived in Iowa and Wisconsin where she met and married Roy Smith on March 15, 1947, Raymond Lee on June 20, 1984 and James Dallager on November 5, 2011.  Sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, friend, cook and accomplished traveler made her final journey home on Thursday August 15, 2013.
Beverly had a life-long love affair with cooking.   With a pinch of this and a handful of that, each of the people she has touched will tell you their favorite.  Always welcoming company, Sunday afternoons were filled with family and friends.  Family reunions were always a big affair.  Not because of the amount of people, but because of the amount of love.  Even at 89, she would often ask “when are we going to have another one?”  From Texas to Alaska, family would come to camp on her land and turn the little town of Osceola into a small city.  No matter the age, Bev would polka into the wee hours of the morning with an ‘I won the lottery’ grin.
She is preceded in death by her mother and father, sisters and brother, husbands Roy Smith and Raymond Lee, children Larry (Caroline) Smith, and great-grandson Brandon Spohn.
Survived by: Brother “Bud” Lyons of Iowa, daughter Wanda (Gaylon) Burkhardt of Denton, Texas, son Alton (Judy) Smith of Decatur, Texas, daughter Drucilla Smith of Hastings, Minnesota, daughter Denice (Bill) Lucente of Mukwonago, Wisconsin, step-daughter Janice LeGard of Washington, DC, stepson Timothy Dallager of Stillwater, Minnesota and stepson Patrick (Brenda) Dallager of Woodbury, Minnesota.
Grandchildren: Rory (Kathy) Smith, Laurie (Colin) Smith, Monte (Diana) Smith, Mona (Roy) Spohn, Gaylene (Larry) Woods, Rhonda (Scott) Thomson, Thomas Burkhardt, Shannon Green, Patrick Sean (Carter) Covington-Smith, Rhiannon “Nickie” (Brandon) Lucente-Peterson, Cheris (Jonathan) Mason, Nicole (Chris) Fraker, Kimberly (Joe) Danneker, Crystal (Jason) King.
Great-grandchildren:  Andrew “AJ” (Amanda) Burkhardt, Angela (John) Barry, Breanna Spohn, Casey (Nathan) Oium, Cormac “Mac” Covington-Smith, Dylan Smith, Hailey Green, Jacob Danneker, Jamie Burkhardt, Jessica (Patrick) Compton, Jordan Smith, Joshua Fraker, Kaleena (Malachi) Emery, Katilyn “Katie” Smith, Kolton Smith, Matthew Burkhardt, Michelle (Jimmy Lee) Jerzyk, and Symone Woods.
Great-great grandchildren: Addyson “AJ”, Austin, Carter, Jadali, Kaston, Macy, Makayla, Maya, Natalie, Riley, Tessa, Zaden, and Zoey.
Many nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends will miss the wonderful, loved woman that she was.
Funeral services were held Monday August 19th at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church in Osceola.  Interment was in Shell Lake Cemetery in Shell Lake, WI.  Arrangements by the Grandstrand Funeral Home.  www.grandstrandfh.com

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