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Zane Thompson Lee, Jan. 9, 1992 — July 8, 2012, of Columbia

July 10, 2012 | 5:08 p.m. CDT

Spc. Zane Thompson Lee, 20, passed away on July 8, 2012 in Indianapolis, IN surrounded by his loving family and comrades.

Services will be at 3:00 pm, Saturday, July 14, 2012 at Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at Columbia Cemetery with full Military Honors. Visitation will be from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday, July 13, 2012 and from Noon until time of the service on Saturday.

Zane was born January 9, 1992 in Columbia, MO to John and Cecilia Wolfmeier Lee.

He was involved in Scouting and, in the footsteps of his grandfather and father, he received his Eagle Scout in 2009. Zane began his military service in 2009 with the U.S. Army Reserves 7228 Medical Support Unit in Columbia. He was a 2010 graduate of Hickman High School and was accepted to Columbia College on May 31, 2012.

Survivors include his parents, his sister, Jordan, his fiancee, Katelyn Cockrell and her family, Jerry, April, and Kortney Cockrell; grandparents, Charles and Carol Lee of Columbia and Gene and Edith Wolfmeier of Fulton; great-grandfather, Raymond Lee of Columbia; uncles, Jim Lee and wife, Christy of Centralia, Mike Lee and wife, Wendy of Pfafftown, North Carolina, Mike Wolfmeier and wife, Dianne of Fulton; cousins, Boone, Britlyn and Piper Lee of Centralia, Regan and Chase Lee of Pfafftown and Kalyn and Bryce Wolfmeier of Fulton and his canine companion, Jack.

He was preceded in death by his great-grandmother, Lavenia Lee.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Mid-Missouri Honor Flight, Boy Scouts of America – Great Rivers Council, Central Missouri Humane Society or the U.S. Army Family Readiness Group of Columbia; c/o Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel, 1610 N. Garth Ave., Columbia, MO 65202.

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