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McLEAN -- Marlene A. Leesman, 73, of
McLean, died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008, at 4:52 p.m. at Heartland
Health Care Center in Normal.
Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at McLean Christian Church,
with Tony Billingsley officiating.
Visitation will be at the church from 5 until 7 p.m.
Friday and from 9 a.m. until the service time on
Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta
is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Leesman worked for Eaton Corp. in Lincoln
for 42 years and later at the Dixie Travel Plaza in
She was born June 25, 1935, in Bloomington to
John and Margaret See Kirby.
She is survived by her mother, Margaret Kirby of
McLean; two daughters, Pam Page of McLean and Kelly
(and Rick) Mutters of Bloomington; one son, Steve
(and Annette) Leesman of Minier; one sister, Niki
Leach of McLean; three brothers, Ronnie (and Sue)
Kirby of McLean, Lonnie Kirby of McLean and Maury
(and Linda) Kirby of Heyworth; eight grandchildren,
Michelle (and Kirk) Ruestman, Mandy Page, Lance
Leesman, Luke Leesman, Logan Leesman, Lyndi Leesman,
Melissa Mutters and Matthew Mutters; and four
great-grandchildren, Brent Page, Dylan Ruestman,
Haleigh Ruestman and Payton Ruestman.
She was preceded in death by her father; a
brother-in-law, Jerry Leach; and grandparent Ollie
She was a member of the McLean Christian Church and
the International Association of Machinists and
Aerospace Workers Local 1165.
She graduated from the McLean High School in
Memorials may be made to the McLean Ambulance
Service, Olympia Progressive Baseball Association or
the McLean Christian Church.
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