Lee Eisele, 77, Washington, died Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at the University of Iowa Hospital.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 22, at the United Church of Crawfordsville with the Rev. Don Lowe and Larry Fletcher officiating. Friends may call beginning at noon on Friday at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Burial will take place at the Crawfordsville Cemetery. A general memorial has been established. Online condolences may be left online at www.jonesfh.com.
He was born Aug. 20, 1936, in Washington, and was the son of Fred and Margaret (Hauenstein) Eisele. He attended country school in rural Havre and graduated from Washington High School in 1955. He married Phyllis Lowe on June 1, 1961.
He was a resident of Washington County, having lived in Washington for the past 52 years. He worked as a mechanic for Fletcher Motors in Crawfordsville from 1958 until 1978 and later worked for Max White and Sons in Ainsworth, Mincer Ford in Columbus Junction and L.J. Roth Reconstruction in Olds. He was a member of the Corn Country Cruisers Car Club and enjoyed working on his cars and cruising on Friday nights. He also enjoyed woodworking, mowing and doing yardwork.
He is survived by his wife.
He was preceded in death by his parents.