Lelah (Catton) Leadley

Peoria Journal Star, Tuesday, June 18, 2002
Submitted by Barbara Miroslaw 


Lelah Leadley Galesburg - Lelah C. Leadley, 88, of 2345 N. Seminary St. died at 11:25 a.m. Monday, June 17, 2002, at OSF St. Mary Medical Center. Born Oct. 18, 1913 in West Jersey to John F. and Anna Peve Catton, she married Walter Leadley on June 20, 1936, in Toulon. He died Jan. 4,

1977. Surviving are one son, Gerald of Priceton; two daughters, Mrs. Edward (Madelyn) Behrens of Buda and Mrs. Sherrell (Louise) Ruhl of Galesburg; one sister, Alice Sturm of Belvidere; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sisters and six brothers.

She was a homemaker. Graveside services will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Evergreen Memory Gardens in Kewanee. The Rev. Robert Eshleman will officiate. There will be no visitation. HinchliffPearson-West Galesburg Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to any charity.


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