|Birth: ||Apr. 17, 1926|
|Death: ||Jan. 4, 2012|
Darlene Margaret Leech 85, of Muscatine, died on Wednesday January 4, 2012 at Lutheran Home.
Funeral service will be 1;30 p.m. on Saturday January 7, 2012 at the Ralph wittich Riley Freers Funeral Home, Dr Bruce Ursin of Wesley United Methodist Church will officiate the service. Honorary bearers will be Katy Lee, Lisa Leech, Rebecca Kelly, Kenzie Gassen, and Broe Caliger, casket bearers will be Mike Leech, Andy Leech, Brian Lee, and Eric Johnson, Burial will take place in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-7p.m. on Friday January 6, 2012 at the funeral home. Memorials may be left to Lutheran Homes or to the Wesley United Methodist Church.
Darlene was born on April 17, 1926 in Muscatine, the daughter of the late Virldie and Margaret Bramble Bryant. She married Kenneth C. Leech on May 29, 1944 in Denver Colorado. He preceded her in death on May 5, 2011.
She was employed by Wonder Bread where she worked for over 20 years and retired in 1988.
She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church.
She enjoyed spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren and her sister, Nancy. She also enjoyed spending time with her husband Kenneth, wintering in Fort Meyers Beach Florida. for many years where they had many friends and enjoyed golfing and the beach.
Those left to honor her memory include her three children, Douglas Leech and wife Christine of Muscatine, Robert Leech and wife Marcia of Muscatine, and Margaret Ann Broaddus and husband Tony of Chicago Il. seven grandchildren, Lisa Leech and Husband Eric Johnson of Iowa City, Andrew Leech and wife Jennifer of Indianola, Michael Leech of St Louis Mo. Rebecca Kelly and husband Brian of Stuart FL. Katy Lee and husband Brian of Muscatine, Broe Caliger and friend Holly of Phoenix A. and Kenzie Gassen of Davenport. six great grandchildren, Hannah, Kate, Liz, Anna, Rachel, and Cayden. two brothers, Vernon Bryant of Colona Il. and Bob Bryant of Muscatine and two sisters, Nancy Garvin of Muscatine, and Donna Axelrod of Lisbon.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Virldie Bryant and Margaret Buntenbach, her husband, and one son, John Edward Leech.
Virldie Jess Bryant (1899 - 1956)
Margaret P. Bramble Bryant Buntenbach (1909 - 1989)
Kenneth C Leech (1925 - 2011)
John Edward Leech (____ - 1945)*
Memorial Park Cemetery
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Record added: Mar 05, 2012
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