Kristin Lee, 1977-2016

Published 10:20 am Friday, May 20, 2016

Memorial services for Kristin Lee, 38, of Mason City will be at 2 p.m. Monday at East Freeborn Lutheran Church. The Rev. Matt Griggs will officiate. Interment will be in Geneva Cemetery. Friends may greet the family from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church. Online condolences are welcome at

Kristin died on Monday, May 16, 2016, in Fort Meyers, Florida, as the result of an automobile accident.

Kristin Lee

Kristin Lee

Kristin Rae Lee was born Oct. 21, 1977, in Albert Lea, the daughter of Debra Hanson and Craig Knudtson. She was baptized and confirmed at East Freeborn Lutheran Church. She attended grade school in Glenville and graduated from Albert Lea High School in 1996. After high school she graduated from Hamilton College in Mason City with a paralegal degree.

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She was united in marriage to Dan Lee in Fertile, Iowa. They later divorced. Kristin had several jobs throughout her life, but most recently she was helping remodel homes and bartending at Harold’s.

She enjoyed league bowling, decorating her house, participating in color dashes and shopping. Most of all she loved the time spent with her nieces, nephews and sister, Ashlyn.

Survivors include her parents Debra (Tom Beenken) Nasby and Craig (Theresa) Knudtson; siblings Jeffrey (Andrea Rodberg) Knudtson and Ashlyn (Brandon) Harmdierks; former stepfather, Warren Nasby, and his children Shane, Stacey and Seth; nieces and nephews Alax, Kali, Paige, Deakon, Adilyn, Courtney, Carter and Chaise; grandparents Donald Hanson and Donna Cochran; special friend, Austin Perkins; former husband, Dan Lee; aunts and uncles Eugene Knudtson, Elaine Bohlen, Gary Knudtson, Kathy Hanson, Terri Olson, Kelly Jongbloedt, Tracey Hanson and Troy Hanson; and many cousins and friends.

Kristin was preceded in death by her sister, Gabrielle Johnson; and her grandparents Max and Millie Knudtson.