Archive for Wednesday, May 15, 2002

Obituary: Margaret Leighty

1913-2002

May 15, 2002

Services for Margaret (Sanders) Leighty, 88, Tonganoxie, will be at 2 p.m. today, May 15, 2002, at Quisenberry Funeral home, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mrs. Leighty died Sunday, May 12, 2002, at her home.

She was born Dec. 24, 1913, in Tonganoxie, the daughter of Dana and Grace (Phenicie) Sanders.

She was a graduate of Emporia State Teachers College who had taught in several rural Kansas schools. She worked as the district home economist for Graybar Electric Co. in Kansas City, Mo., and later retired as the home economist for Kansas Power & Light Co., Lawrence. She was a member of Reno United Methodist Church and a 71-year member of Chapter AT of P.E.O., Tonganoxie.

She married Julius "Pete" Leighty on Dec. 24, 1952, in Bentonville, Ark. He survives, of the home.

Other survivors include a cousin, John Sanders, McLouth.

Friends may call from noon until service time today at the funeral home.

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