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Leland Alexander
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Birth: Oct. 5, 1927
Rhodes
Marshall County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 19, 2006
Marshalltown
Marshall County
Iowa, USA

Leland Alexander, 79, formerly of 503 North 3rd Street, died early Thursday morning, October 19th, at the Grandview Heights Care Center where he has resided since April of this year. Funeral services and a celebration of Leland's life will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, October 23rd, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home with Pastor Bea Lebuda of the First Presbyterian Church in Albion officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Rose Hill Memorial Gardens with full military honors by the VFW Harry C. Harter Post #839. Following interment, all are invited to a time of fellowship and refreshments at the hospitality room of the funeral home. Friends may call from 2-4:00 p.m. on Sunday. Memorials can be made to Iowa River Hospice. For condolences, please visit www.mitchellfh.com. The Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Leland and his family. Ph. 641-844-1234. Born on October 5th, 1927, in Rhodes, Iowa, he was the son of Hugh and Edith (Freland) Alexander. The family lived in the Rhodes area for many years and Leland graduated from the Rhodes Consolidated High School in 1945. On January 6th, 1946, he enlisted in the United States Army and served our country proudly until receiving his honorable discharge in March of 1947. On December 4th, 1953, he was united in marriage to Donna M. Braack in Marshalltown, Iowa. They have resided in Marshalltown all of their married lives where he was employed an independent insurance adjuster and inspector from 1981 as Alexander Claims Services. Leland also worked for Allied Insurance from 1963 to 1981, Pat Manning Chevrolet for nine years, Kinney Shoes for five and Wal-Mart in the shoe department. Left to mourn his loss is his children: Jeffrey of Des Moines, Mark (Mary) of Marshalltown and Randy (Bethany) of Andover, MN. his brother Mike Alexander in Rhodes and Robert in Arizona and sister Lela Long in Creston, Iowa. In death, he has rejoined his parents, his beloved wife, Donna who died March 2nd, of this year, his brother, John and his sister, Alice.


 
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Marshalltown
Marshall County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Gerhardt Leffler
Record added: Nov 06, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16497870
Leland Alexander
Added by: Gerhardt Leffler
 
Leland Alexander
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May The Lord bless you and keep you. May The Lord shine His face upon you and be gracious unto you. May The Lord lift up His countenance upon you and give you peace. Amen!
- Gerhardt Leffler
 Added: Nov. 6, 2006
 
 
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