Archive for Friday, June 18, 1993


June 18, 1993


Services for Marita Alice Leeth, 71, Topeka, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Oskaloosa United Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Gerald Voie officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, Oskaloosa.

Mrs. Leeth died Wednesday, June 16, 1993, at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Topeka.

She was born Jan. 9, 1922, in Oskaloosa, the daughter of Roscoe and Hazel Fisher Jenkins. She moved to Topeka from Oskaloosa in 1952. She had taught school in western Kansas and had worked as a file clerk for the state in Topeka.

Mrs. Leeth attended St. Joseph Catholic Church in Topeka and had attended the United Presbyterian Church in Oskaloosa. She was a longtime volunteer at the Sweet Building in Topeka.

She married Galen E. Leeth on Dec. 8, 1952, in Detroit. They were later divorced.

Survivors include a son, Daryl Leeth, Topeka; and a daughter, Beverly Leeth, Topeka.

Friends may call until 8 p.m. today at Barnett Funeral Home in Oskaloosa. The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society.

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