On Saturday, June 3rd, Dee suffered a large stroke that paralyzed most of her left side. She was at home with her daughter, Jana, and was taken to Regions Hospital in St. Paul where she recovered for a week. She then went toThe Deerfield Gables in New Richmond for transitional care and therapy. She passed on July 12 after a valiant effort to recover. She now resides peacefully in heaven with her loved ones.