Rebecca Lee “Becky” Chandlee, 56, Iola, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.
Becky was born Feb. 9, 1956, in Mexico, Mo., the daughter of Charles Lee and Helen Mae (Pulis) Davidson. She graduated from high school at Centralia, Mo., and then attended Columbia College.
On April 28, 1984, Becky married James E. Chandlee and they lived in Columbia, Mo., Tulsa, Okla., and Nebraska City, Neb., before moving to Iola in 1992. In Iola, she worked as a paraprofessional for ANW Co-op and then for USD 257 at Jefferson Elementary School.
She was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church in Iola.
Her husband survives as do two sons, Jason Chandlee of Bronson and Justin Chandlee of Iola; her parents, Charles and Helen Davidson, Centralia, Mo., and two sisters, Patty Klenke-Harris and Cindy Isgrig, both of Centralia, Mo.
Parish rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Iola. Visitation will follow in St. John’s Parish Center.
Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Iola. Burial will be at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery, Gas.
Memorials are suggested to the National Kidney Foundation and may be left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola, which is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.
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