Leora M. Liechty, 92 of Brazil, formerly of Terre Haute, passed away September 2, 2005, at 11:52 p.m. at St. Vincent Clay Hospital.
She was born March 4, 1913, in Clay County, the daughter of Jesse Liechty and Ida Schiele Liechty. She was a past member of the Forest Ave. EUB church and currently was a member and attended the Berea Christian Church. She worked at Hulman and Company for 32 years, retiring in 1975. During her working years she resided in Terre Haute, and moved to Brazil following her retirement. She was a member of the Teamsters Local 144. Her close circle of family and friends knew her as "Aunt Lee", and they enjoyed having her at all the family gatherings. She delighted in cooking for her family, and making candy, especially peanut brittle to give to others.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her two brothers, Emmerson Liechty and Paul Liechty; and one sister, Etelka Muncie; one niece Mary Clark and one nephew Wayne Muncie.
She is survived by her sister Florence Burns of Brazil; her devoted care-taker, nephew, Argyll Burns; nieces, Glenna Ogborn, Marcella Loveall, Gloria Penwell, Anita Ficklin, Doris York, Arlene Meyers, Alberta Anderson, and nephews, Virgil Muncie, and Robert Burns; several great and great-great nieces, nephews and other extended family.
Services will be held on Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at Lawson-Miller Chapel with Pastor Tom Hess officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made in her honor to the Berea Christian Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.