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Malcolm Lee

December 1, 1924 — October 29, 2006

REMEMBERING THE LIFE OF...Malcolm Kenneth Lee was born December 1, 1924, in Sherburn, MN, the son of Harry and Elizabeth (Ott) Lee. He attended Sherburn High School and Hunter Ligett Academy in Paso Robles, CA. Malcolm entered the military during WWII and served in the Pacific in the 158th regimental combat unit. He was involved in the liberation of Japan, and received 2 Purple Hearts. After his discharge he attended the University Of Minnesota where he studied Business, and worked at Dayton?s Department Store as assistant controller. On October 23, 1954 Malcolm was united in marriage to Margaret Tweeton in Robbinsdale, MN. Malcolm was a pioneer in the area of computer development. He was recognized by Time Magazine in the 1950's as one of the top 3 computer experts in his field. In the 1960's he owned an electronic consulting business, Malcolm K Lee & Associates. In 1971 Malcolm was hired by Otter Tail County as the first Land and Resource Management Administrator. In 1981 Malcolm was commended by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for his accomplishment as administrator of the Land and Resource Office. In 1990 he had a successful run for Otter Tail County Commissioner, serving a total of 16 years, until the time of his death.Malcolm was instrumental in bringing the Minnesota Veterans Home to Fergus Falls. He was past president of the Pelican Rapids School Board. Malcolm was a member of the V.F.W. Post #5252, American Legion and Masonic Lodge, all of Pelican RapidsMalcolm, age 81, a resident of Pelican Rapids, Minnesota, died on Sunday, October 29, 2006.Malcolm is survived by his wife: Margaret of Pelican Rapids; 2 sons: Thomas (Kay) Lee of Elizabeth, MN, and William (Lynda) Lee of Barnesville, MN; daughter: Vanessa (David) Slotten of Chanhassen, MN; 5 grandchildren: Nicholas, Tanner S., Tanner L., Erik, and Larisa; brother: Donald (Marge) Lee of Stuart, FL; numerous nieces and nephews; and his cat: Millie.He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Eva Kolosky, and brother Robert.Blessed Be The Memory Of Malcolm Lee
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