Lesher, 77, of Caldwell, died Monday, January 29, 1996, at a Boise hospital of
complications from Diabetes.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday,
February 2, 1996, at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
Pastor Jack Cooke of
the Centennial Baptist Church,
will follow at the Hillcrest Memorial
Leonard was born November 22, 1918, at Colome,
South Dakota, a son of Leonard and
Mabel Scott Lesher. Leonard
served in the U.S. Air Force during WWII.
Two of those years were spent in the European
Theater. He married
Lucille Spencer on February 1, 1942.
Upon his discharge
from the Air Force they farmed for several years in the
Huston and Lakeview Communities, moving into
in 1970. Leonard
retired from J.R. Simplot Co. in 1984.
to the Lakeview Grange for several years and was a member of
the American Legion.
He is survived by his wife, Lucille; daughters, Dee
Anna and Doris Jean of Shoshone, Idaho; grandchildren,
Carlene and her husband Chris Doty of Nampa, Karl Leonard
and his wife Shonia of Twin Falls, Kirtus Scott of Shoshone;
a brother, Gene and his wife Bobbie of Thedford, Nebraska; a
sister, Vera Ewoldt of Thedford, Nebraska; and a sister,
Coyla Nutter and her husband Charles of Lincoln, Nebraska; a
sister-in-law, June Lesher of Minneapolis, Minnesota;
brother-in-law, Orville Needs of Homedale; many nieces,
nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother,
Dale; sister, Vesta Needs; and a granddaughter, Christa
family suggests that memorials be given to
Ustick Road, Caldwell, or the American Diabetes
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m.
Thursday, February 1, 1996, at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel,