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Edith V. Lee

April 6th, 1918 – June 20th, 2018

Edith V. Lee, 100, of Augusta, IL, passed away at 11:49 pm on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at Golden Good Shepherd Home in Golden, IL. She was born on April 6, 1918 in Astoria, IL, the daughter of Hugh and Susie (Farwell) Curless. She married Mark Stambaugh. She later married Harry Lee on February 27, 1960 in Ipava, IL. He preceded her in death on June 16, 1972.

Also preceding her in death is her son, Charles Stambaugh, granddaughter, Cynthia Maybe, grandson, Jeff Heaton, 4 brothers, John, Jack, Bill, and Ted Curless and 4 sisters, Opal Schisler, Nellie Ruth, Olive Howell and Nora Curless.

Survivors include her son, Raymond Stambaugh of Ipava, IL, her daughter, Janice Roberts of Augusta, 7 grandchildren, Robbie Stambaugh, Randy (and Sheila) Stambaugh, Cody (and Brittany) Stambaugh, Jodi (and Brad) Ballas, Jeremy (and Keshia) Heaton, Corey (and Constance) Roberts, and Charles Mark Stambaugh, 18 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, daughter-in-law, Colleen Stambaugh of Canton, IL, and her 2 sisters, Myrna Phillips of Astoria and Doris Robertson of Ipava.

She was a homemaker.

Edith's family was her life. She enjoyed fishing, hunting mushrooms and gardening.

Services will be held at 3 pm on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria. A visitation will take place 1 hour prior to the service on Saturday. Interment will be in the Ipava Cemetery in Ipava. Memorials may be made to Blessing Hospice in Quincy, IL.


June 21st, 2018

So very sorry.

June 22nd, 2018

Sorry to hear about Aunt Edith passing. 100 years!

June 22nd, 2018

Sincere sympathy to the family of Edith. JB & Norma Onion

June 22nd, 2018

We played many games of pitch with Edith & Harry back in the 60's.. I think of her often...She will be missed... Danny & Lisa Parry

June 22nd, 2018

Thinking of all Ediths family during this difficult time, Sure had many good times with her when hanging around with Janice, she sure could tell us some funny stories. Bob and Susie Bucher

June 22nd, 2018

So sorry Raymond and Robbie to here of your Mother & grandmas passing. It never gets easy to lose a loved one no matter the age! Hugs. Bob & Loretta Mummert

June 22nd, 2018

So sorry for your loss. Maurice and Kathy cox.

June 22nd, 2018

So sorry for your loss. Edie was such a sweetheart. Kim and Jodi Burgard

June 22nd, 2018

Aunt Linda is so sorry, Robbie and Randy and the remainder of the family.

June 22nd, 2018

Janice and family, we are sorry for your loss. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Bob and Melba Kessler Baker

June 22nd, 2018

Sorry to hear about your mom Raymond

June 23rd, 2018

So sorry to hear about Edie passing. She was a nice lady. Sally and Ketra Atwater

June 24th, 2018

Janice and Raymond-sorry to hear of your loss. Your Mom was a sweetie. She and Grandma were good friends.Thinking of you. Marla and Mike Rumler

June 24th, 2018

Raymond and Janice, I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. I had not seen her for many years. My heart goes out to all of her family! Wanda Shannon

June 25th, 2018

So sorry. Lyn Harwood

June 27th, 2018

Janice, so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and your family, Denise Pindell