Avis Lee Haldorsen

Avis Lee Haldorsen, went to be with our Lord January 5, 2021. She was 92 years old.

Avis was born in Flint, Michigan, to Alvah and Adelaide Warren. She married Robert E. Lee, from Poulsbo, in 1945, and graduated from North Kitsap High School in 1946.

Avis was a member of St. Charles Anglican Church and First Lutheran Church, both of Poulsbo. She professed a saving faith in Jesus Christ. She taught Sunday school at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Port Gamble from the 1950s to 1970s.

Avis attended Olympic Community College and Everett Community College where she studied drama and early childhood education. She was a member of the Bremerton Community Theatre and was passionate about acting. Avis enjoyed scuba diving, swimming and was fed in her spiritual walk from the “Thursday Night Group” – a small home group bible study conducted in the 70s and 80s.

Avis was preceded in death by her daughter, Margaret H. Lee in 1984 and her husband Robert E. Lee in 1987. Avis remarried Ralph H. Haldorsen in 1988 and he preceded her death in 2009.

Surviving is a son, Warren A. Lee of Mt. Vernon; a daughter, Jean L. VanWyk of Poulsbo; a son, John W. Lee of Kingston; eight grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and nine step-great-grandchildren.