Lee E Bonesteel, of Highlands Ranch, Colorado died Monday, November 18, 2019 in Mill Vista Lodge at Wind Crest Senior Living Community after a short fight against COPD and congestive heart failure.
Born on an Indian Reservation in Wagner, South Dakota, May 9, 1929, along with his twin Leone, to Willis and Evelyn Bonesteel. Lee was an excellent student and high school class president; he received his Bachelor in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.
He married his college sweetheart Patricia Bourdet November 29, 1952 and they moved to Southern California and eventually the San Fernando Valley, California where they raised their family and grew old together. They especially enjoyed traveling during their retirement. Lee enjoyed creating beautiful wood tables.
Lee is survived by his son, Thomas and his wife Wanda, his daughter Donna and her husband Jack, four grandchildren; Jeremy, Bradley, Katie, and Sarah; and five great-grandchildren: Jeremy Junior, Samuel, Amy, Tanner, and Tucker.