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 John Leaf, Sr

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John Leaf, Sr

  • Birth 19 Jan 1914 Kansas, USA
  • Death 23 Jul 2005 Thousand Oaks, Ventura County, California, USA
  • Burial Knoxville, Knox County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 11797806

John was born in Kansas to Victor and Elizabeth Leaf, and reared and educated in East Galesburg Illinois.

He married Hazel White on March 3, 1934 in Galesburg, Illinois. They spent all their married life in East Galesburg. In his later years he resided and was lovingly cared for by his daughter in her home.

He worked as a coal miner, and at Rowe Manufacturing and at Raymond Marquith Elementary School. He enjoyed golfing.

Surviving are a daughter Julie Deakin five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and one great great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents a son John Leaf, Jr.
and his brothers and sisters.

Cremation was accorded and his ashes will be interred beside his wife of 62 years and next to his son. Rev. Milton Marquith officiating.


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  • Maintained by: Marsha
  • Originally Created by: Florence Banks
  • Added: 22 Sep 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11797806
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Leaf, Sr (19 Jan 1914–23 Jul 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11797806, citing Knoxville Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Marsha (contributor 42403030) .