While working for the USFS, she met her husband, Jerry Johnstun, and they moved to Weippe together.
She ran instead of walked, talked at an early age and never stopped.
He is survived by wife, Sherryl; son, Tony of Athol; daughter, Julie of Pullman, WA; son, Mark (Gwen) of Peck; and Jamie (Brandon) Cunningham of Clarkston.
Lee loved his 12 grandkids and 15 great-grandkids and always looked forward to sausage-making time.
There will be a memorial service in Valley City, ND, on Nov. In lieu of flowers, the family wants to respect her wishes and donations can be made to the Weippe Community Hall, Weippe Museum, or the charity of your choice in her name. Following his high school graduation, he moved to Idaho, where he went to work for Potlatch Forests Inc. Ray often reminisced about his logging days and told of his experiences participating in a log drive down the Clearwater River. They moved to Alaska, where they spent the next eight years on Prince of Wales Island working for Valentine Logging.
They moved to Kodiak Island for a short time and then returned to Idaho.