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Coral Lee MacKay

Coral Lee MacKay
Coral Lee MacKay Adviser, Academic Advising 1998

Coral Lee (Anderson) MacKay, 86, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at The Milwaukee Catholic Home. Coral Lee, a longtime resident of Green Bay, was born in Sturgeon Bay on March 8, 1929, to Harland and Fern Anderson during a blizzard. The snow plow had to clear the road out to the house so the ambulance could follow. She was born 2lb. 3oz. and was written about in a medical journal as a "Miracle Baby."

On December 29, 1952, Coral Lee married Darrel "Bud" MacKay at Moravian Church in Sturgeon Bay.

Coral Lee taught at high schools in Green Bay and was an academic advisor at UWGB until she retired in 1998. She was a huge sports fan. Cora Lee loved cheering for her Cubs, Packers and Badgers. She belonged to several bridge clubs and was active in the Moravian Church.

Coral Lee will be deeply missed by her family and friends who loved her dearly. She is survived by her children, Terry (Barb), Todd (Linda); three grandchildren, Sara (Andrew) Maze, Michael MacKay and Emily MacKay. She is also survived by longtime companion, Gene Heller.

Cora Lee was preceded in death by her husband, Darrel "Bud" and her parents, Harland and Fern Anderson.

Friends may call at West Side Moravian Church, 1707 S. Oneida St., from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday. The Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the church with Rev. Gary Straughan officiating. A private burial will take place at Bayside Cemetery in Sturgeon Bay. Blaney Funeral Home is assisting the family to send online condolences.

Memorials preferred to West Side Moravian Church, Green Bay, WI.

Special thanks is extended to the wonderful caregivers at Bellevue Retirement Community and The Milwaukee Catholic Home for their kind and caring efforts given to Coral Lee.

(Reprinted with permission from Rhonda Raleigh, executive assistant to the president and publisher, Green Bay Press-Gazette.)

Passing of Coral Lee MacKay

(Posted April 9, 2015, UW-Green Bay Inside blog, UW-Green Bay)

Former academic adviser Coral Lee MacKay, known to countless UW-Green Bay students from the 1970s and ‘80s on through her retirement in 1998, has passed away. She died Tuesday in Milwaukee at age 86. A native of Sturgeon Bay, she taught in Green Bay area high schools before joining the UWGB advising staff in fall 1971. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bud, and is survived by two sons and their families. Friends may call at West Side Moravian Church, 1707 S. Oneida St., from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, prior to the 11 a.m. funeral service.