Wednesday, August 1st, 2007
Joyce Irene Leighner, 61, of Willshire, died of natural causes on July 30, 2007, at Adams County Memorial Hospital, Decatur, Ind.
She was born July 21, 1946, in Van Wert, to Charles and Fern Redlinger Keller Book. Her mother survives in Van Wert. On February 14, 1966, she married Edward Leighner, who survives.
Other survivors are two sons Charlie (Sami), Austinburg, and James (Jill), Rockford; a daughter, Ginny (Neil) Schaadt, Convoy; three sisters, Cheryl (Chris) Knapp, Tuscon, Ariz., Linda (Ron) Miller, Delphos, and Elaine (Don) Heindel, Willshire; and seven grandchildren.
She was the office manager for Farmer's Grain in Willshire for more than 35 years. She was a member of Grace Bible Church, Berne, Ind., and an organist at Zion United Brethren Church, Willshire, and Decatur Baptist Church.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Praise Point Church, Willshire, the Rev. Chuck Circle officiating.
Contributions can be made to Van Wert/Celina Area Nurses & Hospice.
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