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Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
Mary Leasor
Mary Leasor, 91, of Rockford, died Feb. 25, 2007, at Colonial Nursing Home, Rockford.
She was born June 15, 1915, in Willshire, to Abram and Hyla Dellinger Bienz. On May 9, 1937, she married Carl W. Leasor, who died May 9, 1999.
Surviving are a son, Paul (Lola), St. Marys; a sister, Jessie Hahnert, Huntington, Ind.; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Kermit, Kenneth and Clarence Bienz; and three sisters, Bessie White, Daisy Medaugh and Crystal Johnson.
She retired as a nurse's aid at the Mercer County Home, Celina, and was a member of New Horizon Community Church.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, the Rev. Robert Loar officiating. Burial is at Riverside Cemetery, Rockford.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday and after 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the church.
Condolences can be sent to www.ketchamripleyfh.earthlink.net.
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