Anna Margarete <I>Werner</I> Leisle

Anna Margarete Werner Leisle

Death 1961 (aged 74–75)
Burial Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 40882657 · View Source
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Parents Mr.& Mrs. Casper Werner (Russia)

Ritzville Journal-Times, Thursday, November 30, 1961

Services Held for Mrs. Leisle Here Tuesday
Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Margarete Leisle, 79, a resident of the Ritzville area for 48 years, were held Tuesday at the Zion Congregational church.
Mrs. Leisle died Saturday at Hillcrest Manor, where she and her husband, Michael, have been living since June. Mrs. Leisle suffered a stroke nine years ago and has been bedfast since.
Rev. Alex Rehn officiated at the services in the absence of Rev. R. W. Rieger. Interment was at Ritzville Memorial cemetery.
Pallbearers were Joe Bastron, Levein Schroeder, Fred Benzel, jr., Lawrence Benzel, Marvin Schoessler and Alex Werner.
Mrs. Leisle was born to Mr. and Mrs. Casper Werner on Feb. 24, 1886, at Warenburg, Russia. She was married to Mr. Leisle on Dec. 26, 1905, at Warenburg.
The couple left Russia in September, 1912, and came to Philadelphia, Pa., from there they went to Lincoln, Neb., where they stayed six months.
They lived in Billings, Mont., for six months, then came to the Ritzville area, where they farmed until Mr. Leisle retired in 1930. The couple then moved to town.
She had been a member of the Zion Congregational church for 35 years.
Surviving besides her husband are three sons, Henry and Arthur of Ritzville and Aaron of Walla Walla; six daughters, Mrs. Donald (Mary) Lee of Yakima, Mrs. Peter (Lydia) Greenwalt and Mrs. Maudise (Alma) Ferderer, both of Ritzville, Mrs. Arthur (Mollie) Cline of Seattle and Mrs. Willard (Esther) Schneider and Mrs. Frank (Gloria) Gilliland, both of Spokane; 23 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Leisle would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in December.
Danekas Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Thank you Sue Gardner for this transcription.

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