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Tuesday, April 27th, 2010
Gene Leininger
Gene Leininger, 90, of Rockford, died at 10:15 p.m. April 23, 2010, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born Dec. 29, 1919, in Mercer County, to Samuel Jacob and Lela Myers Leininger. On Dec. 24, 1943, he married Ruth LaVaun Clay, who died Oct. 2, 2006.
Surviving are a daughter, LaVonna McNerney, Celina; and sister, Genevieve Siebert, Rockford.
He was a farmer and retired from the Central Insurance Company, Van Wert. He also had worked at Pontius Hardware, Rockford, and was a member of Rockford United Methodist Church and the Mercer County Farm Bureau Council.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, the Revs. Ray Daniels and Chip Steffy officiating. Burial is at Riverside Cemetery, Rockford.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. today and after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to The Gideons.
Condolences can be left at ketchamripleyfh@embarqmail.com.
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