The Ottumwa Courier

February 4, 2013

Betty Leahy, 89, Ottumwa


OTTUMWA — Betty E. Leahy, 89, formerly of 173 E. Rochester Ave., died Feb. 2, 2013, at Good Samaritan Society in Ottumwa.

She was born March 27, 1923, in Ottumwa to Charles and Edith Blaine Vaught. She married Robert C. Leahy in 1947 in Ottumwa. He died July 1, 2004.

She worked at John Morrell and Co. She was a gardener and baked rolls and breads.

Survivors include nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two stepsons, three sisters and one brother.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at McCormick Cemetery near Highland Center.

Visitation will be from 10-10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Robertson-Jay Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Prairie Hills Assisted Living, 173 E. Rochester Ave., Ottumwa, Iowa 52501.

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