Utilizing one last move provided by the military, Lee, Phyllis, and their youngest daughter, Jackye, moved to Moscow where he was accepted to the University of Idaho College of Law.He and Jackye attended college together for two years, a truly rare and unique opportunity for a father and daughter.
After completing his term with the Marines, Lee then joined the US Navy, from which he retired after 22 years, as a Chief Warrant Officer 4.
Lee met Phyllis Coon in a high school math class, and in 1958 they were married. Lee and Phyllis were a powerful force working together through the years, in their family and their many contributions to their community, no matter where the military or life sent them.
This degree opened the path to achieve his lifetime goal to be an attorney.
After retirement from the Navy, Lee was off to law school and his next career.
She was an avid homemaker and an outstanding cook and baker.
She was well known for her quilting, crafting, and artistic abilities.
She enjoyed quilting and sewing, woodworking and painting, crochet, tatting, and numerous other craft projects. King's Biscuits and Gravy" and for "Dorothy's Lemon Pie." She loved fishing and was well-skilled at catching fish even when others could not.
She was a member of the Lutheran Church in Cameron and made many quilts for the church bazaar there.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Squire Family Education Foundation, Clearwater County EMS Department, the Orofino Kiwanis Club, or the charity of your choice. 25, 2012, from age-related causes at the Idaho State Veterans Home in Lewiston. 28, 1925, to Howard and Minnie Snyder (Bonner) in Weippe. Joyce was a caregiver for family members and loved to cook and bake for her family. Saturday at Vassar-Rawls Funeral Home in Lewiston and burial is at 2 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Idaho State Veterans Home.
She traveled to Europe, Mexico, Canada and extensively in the United States with her husband and children. The family would also like to thank Diana Stamper, Joyce's personal caregiver and all the staff at the Idaho State Veterans Home for the wonderful care Joyce received. 11, 1918, in Southwick, to Walter and Clara Bateman; she was the third of five sisters.
They maintained decades-long relationships with many people, who remained dear to them throughout their lives together.