Richard Miller Lemen

Male 1911 - 1997  (86 years)


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  • Name Richard Miller Lemen 
    Born 15 May 1911  North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service Abt 1942 
    World War II (US)
    US Army - 77th Infantry
    Staff Sergeant 
    Died 19 Aug 1997  Mt.Morris, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Greenmount Cemetery, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Richard Miller Lemen, 86, of Knox St., Dansville died Saturday Aug. 16, 1997 at the Livingston County Skilled Nursing Facility in Mt. Morris. He was born in Dansville May 15, 1911 the son of the late Charles T. and May VanScoter Lemen.
      Dick owned and operated Lemen's Stationery and Gift Shop from 1953 until his retirement in 1993. He was a staff sergeant with the 77th Army Infantry during World War II. Dick was a very talented organist and played for Sunday services for all different faiths while serving in the Army. He also played for the Presbyterian Church of Dansville where he had been a 53-year member.

      Mr. Lemen was a member of the Daniel Goho American Legion Post, the Phoenix Lodge and the Dansville Historical Society.

      He is survived by his nieces and nephews: Gary Lemen of Dansville, Minerva Cowdrick of Dansville, Catherine Lemen of Niagara Falls, Norma Lemen of Dansville, Donald Lemen of Charleston, SC, Anita Burger of South Dansville, Alta Curran of Ormond Beach, Fla., Ruth Barber of Jacksonville, Fla., Richard Lemen of Dansville, Lewis Lemen of Groveland, Larry Lemen of Arkport, Linda Lemen of Bellviue, Wash., and Sandra Dempewolf of Bonita, Calif. Also surviving are many great-nieces and great-nephews. Dick was predeceased by six brothers and two sisters.

      Friends may called Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Chamberlin Funeral Home, Inc., 73 Main St., Dansville, where a funeral service is planned for today at 11 a.m. An American Legion prayer service was held Wed. evening at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will take place in Greenmount Cemetery.

      Those wishing may make memorial contributions to the Dansville Presbyterian Church, The Dansville Historical Society or the Livingston County Hospice. (GCE, August 21, 1997, p4)
    Person ID I38061  OurNorthernRoots
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2011 

    Father Charles T. Lemen,   b. 28 Jan 1869, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1948, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother May L. VanScoter,   b. Aug 1874, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1958, Dansville, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 May 1911 - North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Aug 1997 - Mt.Morris, Livingston Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Greenmount Cemetery, North Dansville, Livingston Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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