Marguerite J. Leachman, 81, of Elmwood, Ill., died at 11:10 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17, 2005, at Farmington Country Manor, Farmington, Ill.
Born May 17, 1923, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Ralph Riddell and Nellie McMurry.
On March 30, 1946, in Brazil, she married Harlan W. Leachman who died March 7, 1989.
She had lived in Elmwood since 1963 and was a member of the Elmwood United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Dan Leachman of Elmwood and John Leachman of Peoria, Ill.; a daughter, Brenda Leachman of Elmwood; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a brother, John "Jack" Riddell of Griffith, Ind.; and four sisters, Helen and husband, Jack Vanes of North Bend, Ore., Gloria and husband, Joe Raab, of Reelsville, Ind., Norma Murphy of Lake Forest, Ill., and Sally and husband, Konin Mahoney, of Oakland, Ore.
Cremation rites have been accorded and there will be a private family memorial service.
Memorial donations may be made to B.Y.E. Ambulance Service.
Patterson Funeral Home, Elmwood, Ill, is in charge of arrangements. There will be no visitation.