Arthur “Lee” Le Roy Dearinger was called home on March 18, 2019 at 92 years of age. He was born on December 16, 1926 to John and Edna Dearinger. Lee was the oldest of ten children. He served a tour in the Navy, married Kerstin Schelin, and had one daughter, Ann. His wife passed away suddenly in 1969. Lee and his daughter moved to Mesa, Arizona, which became their home. Lee then met Lillian Theler and they were married for 37 years.
Lee was an auto mechanic for most of his life. He loved sports, especially golf. He also loved his neighbors and Ward members. He has five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, as well as sharing Lillian’s large posterity. He will be missed.
There will be a funeral service for Lee on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 10:00am, with a visitation beginning at 9:00am, at the Mesa Central Stake Center, 925 North Harris Drive, Mesa, Arizona 85203. Services are being facilitated by Bunker’s Garden Chapel.