LINDA CHI-YUN LEE
LINDA CHI-YUN LEE, 90 Linda Chi-Yun Lee of Honolulu, Hawaii passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at the age of 90. She was born to Shue Chi and Li-Ching Yen on May 6, 1925 in Beijing, China. She lived in Sichuan Chongqing during World War II. After the war, she moved to Nanjing, Shanghai and then to Taiwan. She worked for the Judicial Department there until her marriage to Theodore Tse-Min Lee. Linda was a smart woman with great respect for old traditions. She often had her 8-year-old niece, Lily accompany them when they were dating. Her niece fondly remembers the good treats she received on those dates. Linda was completely devoted to family. After having her 2 sons, Edward and David, she stayed in Taiwan while her husband Theodore went to America to finish his Master's Degree. She also looked after her in-laws while he was away. After 10 years, she joined her husband in California and their family was finally reunited. There, she gave birth to their daughter, May. In 1966, the family moved to Honolulu, Hawaii where Theodore joined the University of Hawaii as a professor of Ocean Engineering. Linda and Theodore were baptized in Hawaii and had an unwavering faith in God. Linda was known for her loving generosity and a living example of the virtue of selflessness. She enjoyed cooking immensely and received rave reviews from all that feasted on her creations. It was her special gift that she shared with many. Linda is predeceased by her husband, Theodore Tse Min Lee. She is survived by her brother James Chi and his wife Mary of Taipei, Taiwan; her sister Shirley Wang and her husband Cheng-Wen of Newport Beach, California; her son, Edward Lee; her son, Dr. David Lee and his wife Shaoling; her daughter, May Anderson and her husband Bob and her grandchildren Eddie Lee and Kimberly Lee. A memorial service will be held March 17, 2016 at Diamond Head Mortuary, 535 18th Avenue, Honolulu. Visitation begins at 10 am with services at 10:45 AM. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park, 47-200 Kahekili Highway at 2 pm. Casual and aloha attire.
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