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 Genevieve Marie <I>Dilgart</I> Leightner

Genevieve Marie Dilgart Leightner

Birth
Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, USA
Death 1 Nov 2012 (aged 97)
Bluffton, Allen County, Ohio, USA
Burial Pandora, Putnam County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 100025159 · View Source
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Genevieve, 97, Pandora, died at 8:15 a.m., at Bluffton Hospital.

She was the daughter of Edward Guy and Maude (Murbach) Dilgart. On Sep 16, 1939, she married Clinton Leightner, who preceded her in death.

Surviving are two sons: Wesley (Elizabeth) and James (Dorothy), both Pandora; two daughters: Linda Tuttle, Atlanta, GA, and Anne Kienlen, Washington, DC; three grandchildren: Steve Tuttle, Clearwater, FL, Rachael (Adam) Hammett, Granger, IN, Joshua Leightner, Indianapolis, IN; and three great-grandchildren: Isabelle, Madison and Daniel Hammett, all Granger, IN.

Deceased are a granddaughter, Christina Leightner; and a sister, Ruth Kelly.

A homemaker, she was a 54-year member of the Pandora Missionary Church where she had been pianist and organist, a member of Gideons International Auxiliary, and was a charter member of three churches in Ohio, Indiana and Tennessee. She liked to sew, cook, can and freeze, and made wonderful pies. She was a graduate of Clyde High School and attended Ft. Wayne Bible Institute.

Funeral services will be at the Pandora Missionary Church, with Rev. Sam Ochstein officiating.


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  • Created by: Mike Dearbaugh
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100025159
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Genevieve Marie Dilgart Leightner (24 Feb 1915–1 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100025159, citing Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Pandora, Putnam County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Mike Dearbaugh (contributor 919) .