September 16, 1920 - July 12, 2015
Toledo, IL – Dorothy L. Leitch, age 94, of Mattoon, IL, passed away at 11:12 a.m., Sunday, July 12, 2015, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center. The funeral service in her honor will begin at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home, 1200 Wabash Avenue, Mattoon, IL 61938. Reverend Gary Livesay will officiate. Interment will be in Bethel Cemetery, rural Mattoon, IL. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 11:00 a.m. until the service begins. Born September 16, 1920, in Mattoon, IL, Dorothy was the daughter of Harold B. and Ethel (Cathcart) Walker. She married William “Bill” Leitch on June 23, 1940, in St. Charles, MO. He passed away May 3, 1989. Survivors include their children: Bryan Leitch and wife Sally of Mattoon, IL, Larry Leitch and wife Kay of Mattoon, IL, Jim Leitch and wife Chrissy of Mattoon, IL, Terry Leitch and wife Eva of Mattoon, IL, Becky Evans and husband Rex of Toledo, IL, Joyce Sparks and husband Larry of Mattoon, IL, Peggy Strong and husband Roy of Mattoon, IL, and Cathy Leitch of Toledo, IL; two sisters: Freida Diepholz and husband Delbert of Mattoon, IL, and Martha Hood and husband Charles of Mattoon, IL. She leaves twenty grandchildren and thirty-three great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Edward B. Walker and one grandson, Keith Vincent Leitch. Mrs. Leitch formerly attended the First Baptist Church of Mattoon and the Toledo Christian Church. She was a member of the Coles County Home Extension and the Cumberland County Home Extension. She was an avid BINGO player and card player. She enjoyed spending winters in Fort Meyers and Sanibel, Florida, however, nothing made her happier than spending time with her family. Please visit www.mitchell-jerdan.com or www.facebook.com/mitchelljerdanfuneralhome to light a virtual candle in her honor or share a memory with her family.
Toledo, IL – Dorothy L. Leitch, age 94, of Mattoon, IL, passed away at 11:12 a.m., Sunday, July 12, 2015, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center. The funeral service in her honor will begin at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at Mitchell-Jerdan... View Obituary & Service Information
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