Kathleen Leatherberry

Kathleen E. Leatherberry, age 77 of Ontario, died Friday, October 19, 2018 at her home. 

Sample ImageShe was born on March 19, 1941 to Lou and Beulah (Spry) Muller. She grew up in the Bear Creek area and attended West Lima School. At age 11 she trusted Jesus Christ as her savior. On March 12, 1960 she was united in marriage to Ronald Leatherberry. He preceded her in death in January of 1979.  She worked at Swiss Colony in Madison and Bob White Candy Company.  Following Ronald’s death she moved to Ontario in 1982 and worked over 20 years at the Meca Sportswear which was located first in Ontario and then Tomah. She loved to sew and made many quilts for her children and grandchildren. Kathleen loved her family: She finished raising her children on her own and continued to show her love with family gatherings where her cooking was treasured.

     She is survived by four children: Tammy (Mike) Gjefle of Ontairo, Wayne (Linda) Leatherberry of Kansas, Lisa (Geno) Anderson of Arkansas, and Kim (Joseph) Oium of LaFarge; grandchildren and great-grandchildren: one brother, Ken (Pat) Muller; sister-in-law, Joan Muller; other relatives and friends.

     In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one grandson, Adam DeWitt and brothers and sisters.

      Blessed be our memory of Kathleen E. Leatherberry.

     Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Faith Independent Baptist Church in Ontario. Pastor Mike Gjefle will officiate with burial in the Bear Creek Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the church with a gospel service at 6 p.m.  Online condolences may be offered at www.VossFH.com

     The Vosseteig Funeral Home of LaFarge is serving the family.

 
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