|Birth: ||Aug. 10, 1905|
|Death: ||May 19, 1986|
Mary Cordelia "Cora" Leavitt, 80, long-time Bonanza resident, died Monday in Klamath Falls.
Mrs. Leavitt was born in Lone Pine, California to Luther H. and Mary Sarah Johnson Dearborn. In 1926 she married Lester H. Leavitt and in 1932 they moved to Klamath County where he ranched in the Bonanza area.
Mrs. Leavitt was active in the LDS church and was a past president of its Relief Society. She was also active in the Bonanza Library Club, Langell Valley Home Extension Group, bonanza Women's Club and the Humane Society of the United States.
For 42 years she was a correspondent for the Herald and News and for 20 years was a correspondent for the Tulelake Reporter.
During World War II, Mrs. Leavitt sold savings bonds, and over the years was involved in the United Way, Heart fund and March of dimes campaigns.
She also had been active in her local Parents and Patrons Club and in 1958-59 was acting postmistress at Bonanza.
Mrs. Leavitt is survived by her husband, Lester, Bonanza; a son, Calvin Leavitt, Klamath Falls; two daughters Mary Ann Silva, Central Point, and Doris E. Mutoza, Fair Oaks, CA; a brother, Albert H. Dearbron, Nampa, ID; 18 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Contributed by Jeanie Sawyer
Lister Hale Leavitt (1902 - 1992)
Note: Wife of Lester H. Leavitt
Bonanza Memorial Park
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Record added: May 03, 2006
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