Garold “Lee” Marconette 72, of Ottawa, KS passed away Thursday, October 8, 2020 at Advent Health in Ottawa, KS. He was born January 16, 1948 in Ottawa, KS the son of Frank and Ione (Geiss) Marconette. He grew up and attended schools in Ottawa, graduating with the Ottawa High School Class of 1967. Lee served our country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War from 1967 – 1969. He was Honorably Discharged February 1, 1974. He worked many years as Manager for the Ottawa Ready Mix Company in Ottawa, KS and later as a Truck Driver for Builder’s Choice. He later worked for Kramer Pharmacy in Ottawa, KS as a Delivery Driver. He was a long-time member of the Ottawa Nazarene Church; V.F.W. Post 5901; Ottawa Vietnam Veterans and the Chippewa Sam’s Camping Club in Ottawa, KS. Lee enjoyed spending time at the area lakes camping with family and friends. Mr. Marconette was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Larry Jack Marconette and Mike Marconette; and an infant great-granddaughter. He is survived by his wife, Mauritta of the home; a son, Darrin Marconette of Pomona, KS; a daughter, Cheryl Fine and her husband, Chris of Quenemo, KS; four brothers, Darrell Marconette and wife, Jane of Eudora, KS, Don Marconette and wife, Mary of Ottawa, KS, Ron Marconette and wife, Linda of Ottawa, KS, and John Marconette and wife, Karen of Ottawa, KS; three sisters, Shirley Kramer and husband, Doug of Leawood, KS, Linda Watts and husband, Barry of Ottawa, KS, and Goldie Seaton and husband, Terry of Ottawa, KS; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A Celebration of Lee’s Life will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, October 17, 2020 at the Ottawa Nazarene Church, 392 W. 7th Street, Ottawa, KS 66067. Inurnment will be held at a later date at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa, KS. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Nazarene Church or Prairie Paws Animal Shelter both in Ottawa, KS and sent in c/o the Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, P.O. Box 14, Ottawa, KS 66067. Condolences may be shared with the family through www.lamb-roberts.com.
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