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YEE, Henry L. S.
YEE - Henry L. S. January 25, 2016, age 90, beloved husband of the late Katharina (nee Schnerr) Yee; loving father of Yvonne Yee and Christine (Augusto) Pavon. Henry was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1945-1949 and met his wife, Kathe, while stationed in Germany. He earned mechanical engineering and mathematic degrees from the University of Missouri and Purdue University with a career in aerospace engineering, working for Bell Aerospace in Buffalo, NY and Thiokol Corporation in Salt Lake City, UT. In 1987, Henry retired and returned to Honolulu for 25 years, before moving back to Buffalo in 2012, to be near his daughters. He ran the Honolulu Marathon four times, traveled the world, snow skied and became an avid animal lover in Hawaii - feeding homeless cats in Ala Moana Park, every morning for many years. Henry will be inurned at Punchbowl National Cemetery of the Pacific, in Hawaii, alongside his wife, Kathe. Flowers respectfully declined. Memorial donations may be made to the SPCA, 205 Ensminger Rd., Tonawanda, NY 14150 - in Henry's honor. Arrangements by AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., (716) 836-6500. Share condolences at