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Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007
Charmaine Leach
Charmaine Leach, 77, 103 Dieker Place, St. Marys, died at 5:55 a.m. Dec. 31, 2006, at Valley Nursing Home, St. Marys.
She was born Dec. 29, 1929, in St. Marys, to Herschel and Edna Kellermeyer Russell. On March 25, 1950, she married the Rev. Carl Leach, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Russell (Anna), Medina; a sister, Fae Stienecker, St. Marys; and two grandchildren.
Deceased are two sons, Brian and Bruce Leach and a sister, Lois Baumgardner.
She assisted in her husband's ministry in the Lutheran Church, having served at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Ypsilanti, Mich., and Trinity Lutheran Church, Bryan. She was a member Zion Lutheran Church, St. Marys. She was a 1947 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School and attended Defiance College.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Bill Maki officiating. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.
Arrangements are by Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Contributions can be made to Zion Lutheran Church.
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