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“Mother dear-I am missing you so much this evening. I now know how you must have felt when you were only 10 or so and had your 2 little sisters to...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Barbara Lee-Whitlock - Belgrade, MO

“Mother- You are a g g grandma again. Wess didn't pick your name of "Willow" but he did have a baby girl and a sister for Wyler. He name her Windsor...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Barbara Lee-Whitlock - Belgrade, MO

“Mother Dear,How empty the house is now that you have finally got your wish (to go to heaven and be with your mother)you have waited almosta century. ...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Barbara Lee-Whitlock - Belgrade, OH

“Oh how can I express how much I Loved my Aunt Bessie....there are not enough words to cover it. I can only say THANK YOU for ALWAYS BEING CRAZY &...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Cynthia Kistner - Germantown, OH

“Bessie always brought a smile to my family and me. We to have a lot of Bessie's story. Our heart goes out to Bessie's family especially the Mcalpin...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Paula Hemmerick - West milton, OH

“Sending my deepest sympathy and love to Bessie's family. Bessie will forever have a special place in my heart. I treasure the great memories I have...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Barbie Balazs Waymire - Englewood, OH

“Too many happy memories of Bessie to list here.She was the best big sister anyone could ask for, looking out for Mary Elizabeth all her life. My Aunt...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Susan Baker, Mary Demus - NV

“Margaret Kender, Shirley Skaggs and I Marguerite Turner send our deepest sympathy to all of you in the passing of Bessie. Oh what a wonderful happy...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Marguerite Turner - Kettering, OH


9 of 10 | Posted by: Electra Walendzak - Dayton, OH


10 of 10 | Posted by: Christoher Walendzak - Dayton, OH


PALKOVACS, Barbara "Bessie"
Age 96, formerly of West Milton, passed away Tuesday, February 17, 2015 in Belgrade, Missouri. She was born October 17, 1918, in Dayton, Ohio, to her parents Barna Palkovacs and Mary Kender. She was preceded in death by her first husband Ronald G. Lee and second husband Theodore Sanko; daughter Linda McAlpin; sisters Mary Margaret Palkovacs, Violette Muha; brother Bernard "Barney" Palkovacs. She is survived by her children Ronald Grant Lee, Jr, Richard Douglas Lee, Barbara Ann Walendzak-Whitlock, David Allan Lee; scores of grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; sister Mary Elizabeth (Palkovacs) Demus; step-children Catherine Lewandowski, Josie & Jeff Inslee. The love for family that sustained Bessie throughout her life remained to the end as a multitude of family members all called to tell her they loved her and each was told many times how much she loved them. She lives on in all those hearts she touched in life. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 AM Saturday, February 21, at Church of the Transfiguration, 972 S. Miami Street, West Milton. Rev. Fr. Gerald Bensman will officiate with interment following at Calvary Cemetery, Dayton. If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to St Jude's Children Hospital. Online memories may be left for the family at www.hale-sarver.com.

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