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Myrtle Pearl (Donner) Leech


Posted By: Ruth McDowell (email)
Date: 9/25/2011 at 13:37:26

Oskaloosa Daily Herald, Wednesday, March 23, 1955 (Deaths)

LEECH---Mrs. Myrtle Pearl Leech, 69, of Oskaloosa route 6 died early this morning at Mahaska hospital after a short illness. Mrs. Leech has been a resident of this community for 36 years. She is survived by her husband, Elmer E.; a son, Harold of Oskaloosa; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Essie Roodell of Los Angeles, California and Mrs. Florence Cone of Afton; a brother Roy Donner of Afton. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Powers funeral home.

Oskaloosa Daily Herald, Thursday, March 24, 1955 (Deaths)

LEECH--Funeral services for Mrs. Myrtle Pearl Leech, 69, of Oskaloosa will be held Friday at 3 p.m. at the Powers funeral home with Dr. W.M. Scheuermann of the Central Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be at Forest cemetery. Mrs. Leech died early Wednesday morning at Mahaska hospital after a short illness.

Afton Star Enterprise-March 31, 1955
Former Resident Dies in Oskaloosa

Mrs. Elmer Leech of Oskaloosa former resident of the Afton Community, died at a hospital in Oskaloosa at 4 o'clock Wednesday Morning, March 23.

Mrs. Leech was the former Pearl Donner daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. S.C. Donner. Mrs. Leech was born in the Afton community and lived in Union County moving to Oskaloosa about 30 years ago.

She is survived by her husband, son Harold and wife, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, all of Oskaloosa, a brother Roy Donner of Afton, Mrs. Frank Cone of near Arispe, Mrs. Essie Roodell of California and a number of nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

She was proceeded in death by two sisters, Mrs. L.E. Oakes last May and Mrs. W.A. Stoenner in August.

Funeral services were held at the Powers Funeral Home in Oskaloosa and the burial in the cemetery near town.


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