Lee Alfred Ostini, 88 of Atascadero, CA, passed away peacefully after a long illness, on September 30, 2020, with his family by his side, while listening to his favorite hymns.
His graveside funeral service will be held at 11:00am on October 9, 2020 at Pine Mountain Cemetery in Atascadero. Visitation will be held on October 8 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm at the Chapel of the Roses Mortuary in Atascadero.
Lee was born in Atascadero, CA in 1931. He graduated from Atascadero High School in 1949. He continued his education at San Luis Obispo Jr. College (Cuesta Jr. College) in San Luis Obispo, CA. Lee married Ima Jo (Loudermilk) Ostini on April 9, 1955 and celebrated 65 years of marriage this year. Lee worked for Bank of America for 37 years, most of the years in branch management.
Lee is survived by his wife Ima Jo, his three children; Jeanine (Ostini) Salinas and her husband Larry Salinas; Michele (Ostini) Esckelson and her husband Dwayne Esckelson; and Steven Ostini and his wife Andrea (Wooden) Ostini; his four grandchildren, Micah Morales, Karah (Morales) Martinez; Jacob Esckelson; and Katherine Ostini; Great grandson Elijah Martinez; sister Betty (Ostini) Hendrix and brother-in-law Rex Hendrix, and half sisters, Marilee, Sandra, Terri, Margaret and Debbie and many other extended relatives.
Lee is preceded in death by his parents Lee Ostini Sr. and Gladys Nelson; Grandchildren Andrew Ostini and Karlie Ostini and Nephew Jeffrey L. Hendrix.
Lee was a strong Christian man who loved his family very much and also enjoyed many sports, baseball being his favorite. Lee will be missed by all the lives he touched