top banner

Obituary Listings

Marilyn Louise Leeds

December 11, 1937 October 16, 2019
Marilyn Louise Leeds
There are condolences waiting approval on Marilyn's Tribute wall
Obituary for Marilyn Louise Leeds

Marilyn L. Leeds, 81, passed away on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at the Sunflower Care Home in Emporia.

Marilyn Louise Weaver was born December 11, 1937 in Emporia, the daughter of Donald H. and Margret (Martin) Weaver. She graduated from Emporia High School in 1955 and then Kansas State Teachers College with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education in Home Economics. In college, she was a member of Delta Zeta Sorority. She later became Delta Zeta Sorority Chapter Advisor until chapter closed in 1982.

She was joined in marriage to Raymond G. Leeds on March 26, 1960 in Emporia. To this union four children were born, Gregory, Sheryl, Gary and Julie.

Marilyn was a mother and bookkeeper for Weaver & Leeds Painting, later becoming Ray Leeds Painting from 1972-2011. Prior to the birth of first child she had worked at Kansas Power and Light.

She was very active in PTA and local schools. She was also a member of Job’s Daughters and an active member of RV Holiday Rambler Club of Kansas. Her hobbies included sewing, quilting, baking and travelling.

Marilyn will be forever remembered by her husband, Ray, of the home; two daughters, Sheryl L. Leeds of Winfield and Julie (Gary) Arb of Overland Park; two sons, Gregory (Carmen) Leeds of Emporia and Gary (Shannon) Leeds of Olathe; a sister, Linda (John) Keating of Belvidere, Illinois and seven grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held 1:30 p.m., Friday, October 25, 2019 at Jones VanArsdale Funeral Home, 107 W. Sixth, Lebo, Kansas. Family will receive friends an hour before service. Memorial contributions may be made to Emporia Friends of the Zoo and sent in care of Jones VanArsdale Funeral Home, P.O. Box 43, Lebo, KS 66856. Condolences may be expressed at Vanarsdalefs.com


To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Marilyn Louise Leeds, please visit our Tribute Store.

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

25

Oct

12:30 PM 10/25/2019 12:30:00 PM - 1:30 PM 10/25/2019 1:30:00 PM
Jones VanArsdale Funeral Home - Lebo

107 W. 6th St.
Lebo, KS 66856

Jones VanArsdale Funeral Home - Lebo
107 W. 6th St. Lebo 66856 KS
United States

Service

Friday

25

Oct

1:30 PM 10/25/2019 1:30:00 PM
Jones VanArsdale Funeral Home - Lebo

107 W. 6th St.
Lebo, KS 66856

Jones VanArsdale Funeral Home - Lebo
107 W. 6th St. Lebo 66856 KS
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Maplewood Memorial Lawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

2000 Prairie Street
Empoira, Kansas 66801

2000 Prairie Street Empoira 66801 Kansas
United States

Memorial Contribution

Emporia Friends of The Zoo

75 Soden Road
Emporia, KS 66801
Albums

Create new album
 
Subscribe To Obituaries



We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Marilyn Louise Leeds

Thank you for sharing your
memory of Marilyn

Provide comfort by sending fresh
flowers from our local florist.

Send Flowers
No thanks, please don't show me this again.
Loading...