Kempsville Lodge No. 196

4869 Princess Anne Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Kempsville Lodge No. 196 - 1973


Worshipful Lee Kelberg

  • Initiated: 5/26/1959, Passed: 6/16/1959, Raised: 6/22/1959
  • Recipient, James Noah Hillman Award: 1973
  • 50-Year Veteran: 2009
  • Entered the Celestial Lodge: 4/25/2011

Lodge Officers

left to right
  1. Johnny Marr - Treasurer
  2. Vernon Benjaminson - Senior Deacon
  3. Ejnar Jorgensen - Tiler
  4. Mike Lombardo - Senior Warden
  5. Monte Howell - Senior Steward
  6. Lee Kelberg - Worshipful Master
  1. Carlton Miles - Junior Steward
  2. Richard Davis - Junior Warden
  3. Bill Pierce - Secretary
  4. Clarence Felts - Junior Deacon
  5. Idus McCurry - Chaplain


Lee Kelberg VIRGINIA BEACH - Lee Kelberg, 82, of the 2400 block of Ocean Shore Crescent died Monday, April 25, 2011 at home. Mr. Kelberg was a graduate of Temple University and Temple University School of Law (1953). He entered the U.S. Navy and served three years before moving to Norfolk in 1957 and practiced law for more than 40 years. Mr. Kelberg retired from U.S. Naval Reserve as a commander. He was the past Master of Kempsville AF&AM No. 196, Scottish Rite and Khedive Shrine. Lee was past president of Thalia Lions Club, past president of Temple Emanuel and was a member of Temple Israel. He is survived by his wife, of 55 years, Reva F. Kelberg of Virginia Beach; his daughter, Sharon K. Shutler and her husband, Robert, of Arlington, Va.; his son, Jeffrey D. Kelberg and his wife Faye, of Lakeville, Minn.; his four grandchildren, Natalie and Virginia Shutler, Trudy and Mirian Kelberg; two sisters, Pearl Karp-Markham and Flora Geller of Richmond, VA.

Lodge Of Sorrow

  • William T. Fleming, Jr. - 01/21/1973
  • Charles Harry Howard, Jr. - 06/18/1973
  • R∴W∴ Earl Lewis Polhamus, Jr. - 10/19/1973
  • Harry Fillmore Beers, Sr. - 12/02/1973
  • Roy Haven Turner - 12/08/1973