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Lee Thatcher Proffer

Tuesday, April 4, 2006

Lee Thatcher Proffer
Lee Thatcher Proffer, 91, of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, April 2, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Oct. 5, 1914, at Zadock, the son of the late Archie Lee and Mayme Melvina Lewis Proffer. He was united in marriage to Marjorie Minerva Quick on Oct. 29, 1943.

Mr. Proffer spent most of his life in the Bloomfield area working as a farmer and an independent road contractor. He was a member of the First Baptist Church at Bloomfield and served as a deacon.

He served with the U.S. Army in Italy during World War II.

He is survived by Marjorie, his wife of 62 years; a son, James Lee Proffer of Cape Girardeau; a daughter, Mary Charlotte Johnson of Festus; and one grandson.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Maxine Proffer Rampley.

Visitation was held from 4-8 p.m on Monday, April 3, 2006, at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, 2006, at the First Baptist Church in Bloomfield with Rev. Charles Hanna officiating.

Interment will follow in North Antioch Cemetery near Bloomfield.

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