Archive for Thursday, October 7, 2004


October 7, 2004


Funeral services for Marjorie E. Leach, 90, Wellsville, were Saturday at Wilson's Funeral Home, Wellsville. Mrs. Leach died September 29, 2004, at Ransom Memorial Hospital, Ottawa.

She was born February 9, 1914, at North Fork, Arkansas, the daughter of Mark and Margaret (Woolard) Cunningham. She grew up and graduated from Wellsville High School as Valedictorian in 1932.

She married Olin Leach at Fort Collins, Colo., Aug. 22, 1939. He died in 1989. She was a member of Wellsville Baptist Church and the Burean Sunday School Class.

Survivors include a son, Harold Leach, and his wife, Nadine, Parker; a daughter, Deanna Groshong, and her husband, Fred, Wellsville; a sister, Dorothy Roe, Olathe; 13 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren,11 great great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two sons, Elwood Leach and Harold Leach, four brothers, a grandson, Scott Leach, and a daughter-in-law, Pauline Leach.

Burial was at Wellsville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Wellsville Baptist Church and sent in care of Wilson's Funeral Home, PO Box 486, Wellsville, KS 66092.

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