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Lee Brobst

d. October 6, 2014

Lee R. Brobst, 95, Mifflinburg

Lee R. Brobst, 95, of 2439 Pleasant Grove Rd., for the past 10 years, passed peacefully in his sleep at 1:00 a.m., Monday, October 6, 2014, at his home.

He was born April 23, 1919, in Zion Grove, a son of the late Charles and Annie (Mensinger) Brobst. On January 17, 1942, he married the former Juliet A. Fisher, who preceded him in death April 14, 2003.

Lee was of the protestant faith.

He farmed on his family farm in Columbia County for 6 years. Lee worked for the County Agricultural Satbilization & Conservation Service. He joined the Farm Credit Systems in 1947, and was employed as an office manager at the Lewisburg, Romney, West Virginia, and Lancaster locations. In 1959, Lee was named Assistant Vice President of the Baltimore Federal Intermediate Credit Bank. He was the Resident Examiner for the 1st and 2nd Farm Credit Districts in 1964, and for the 7th District in 1966. In 1967, Lee was named Assistant Director of Farm Credit Administration Short Term Credit Service in Washington, DC. He retired in 1981, as Chief of Staff to the Senior Deputy Governor of the Farm Credit Administration in Washington, DC.

Lee was a member of the Mifflinburg School Board in the 1990's. He was a member of the Free & Accepted Mason Lodge #370, Mifflinburg.

He was an avid gardener, enjoyed playing cards with his family and friends, and will be remembered by many for his frequent letters to the editor. Lee was a kind and appreciative man.

Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Dan and Donna Brobst of Mifflinburg; two grandchildren and their spouses, Kristen and Delbert Sauers of Mansfield, Texas, and Jack and Tresha Brobst of Mifflinburg; four great grandchildren and their spouses, Dylan and Shannon Sauers of Berlin, New Hampshire, Ethan Sauers of Mansfield, Texas, Cassie Brobst of Williamsport, and Lacey and Brian Deloiser of Hartleton; four great great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Clarence and Clyde Brobst.

Funeral services will be conducted privately at the convenience of the family.

Memorial gifts may be made in memory of Lee to the charity of the donor's choice.

Funeral arrangements are by Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg.
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