William Lee 李觀麒

Obituary of William Lee 李觀麒

30 October, 1930 – Hong Kong, China

2 November, 2022 – Calgary, Alberta


LEE, Koon Kee William (李觀麒) passed away peacefully on 2 November 2022, Wednesday, at the age of 92 years.


William was born on 30 Oct 1930 in Hong Kong.  He spent his childhood living in Prince Edward Road, Kowloon City.  He lived through World War II, and he studied at La Salle School.  Because he knew some English, he got a job at Wharf Halts in 1951.  He moved to company dormitory while he was working there.


William married Vun Ching Pauline Chow-LEE on 29 Nov 1967.  They had 2 children – a son and daughter who born in 1968 & 1970 respectively. 


William worked for Dodwell Shipping Limited since late 60’s, until he migrated to Canada in 1987.  He worked for various jobs in Edmonton.  Lastly, he retired in 2000. 


William’s most favourite hobby was taking pictures & videos.  His favourite sport was Soccer and he enjoyed watching soccer games.


William was predeceased by his wife Vun Ching Pauline Chow-LEE.  William is survived by his son – Raymond Lee (李祖堯) & daughter (李婉君) – Frances Lee, together with their in-laws, Dione Yeung and Donny Yu.  Raymond is living in Hong Kong.  Frances is living in Calgary, Alberta.


Funeral Services will be held at Connelly-McKinley (10011 114 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta) on Saturday, November 12, 2022, at 10:00 a.m.  Graveside Service to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery (14611 Mark Messier Trail, Edmonton, Alberta).  Reception (解穢酒)to follow at Beijing Beijing / 高朋滿座 (South Park Village Shopping Centre #700, 3803 Calgary Trail South, Edmonton, Alberta)


Family and friends who are unable to attend in person are invited to join Mr. Lee’s service streamed live (see below link) on the day of the service.


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For those who are unable to view live, a recording of the service will be posted.  Condolences, memories, and photos can also be shared and viewed here.


In living memory of LEE, Koon Kee William, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Heritage, 1708 – 16th Avenue NW, Calgary, AB, T2M 0L7, Telephone: 403-243-8200.


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