Send a Private Condolence to the family of Martin Hugh Lee
Martin Hugh Lee age 88, of Portland passed away Friday April 26, 2019 in the IU Jay County Hospital. He was born in Portland April 9, 1931 the son of Richard and Lottie (Cox) Lee. He was married April 2, 1999 to Donna Marie Moore Garlinger who survives. He was a Sargent Major in the US Army from 1945-1968. He later worked as an insurance claims adjuster. He was a member of Halfway Lodge 298 in Redkey, Shrine, York Rite, American Legion in Ridgeville, VFW in Geneva, D.A.V., WW II War Museum, Korean War Museum, US Army Museum and Boy Scouts.
Surviving are his wife Donna, three sons Sean Lee of Woodbury, MN., Michael Lee of Fort Wayne and Jeffrey Lee of Kalamazoo, MI., One daughter Debra Lee of Montville, MI., one brother Forrest Lee of Richmond, and one granddaughter.
Funeral services will be Thursday May 2, 2019 at 2:00 PM in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with Pastor Gordon Jackson presiding. Jay Lodge #87 F&AM will perform Masonic Services as part of the funeral. Burial with military graveside rites by Ridgeville American Legion will follow in the Gravel Hill Cemetery west of Bryant. Visitation will the Thursday from 12:00 – 2:00 PM. Memorials can be made to Jay County Boy Scouts.