Leslie Lee Ganieany
Leslie Lee Ganieany, 82, of Bluford died June 12, 2005,
at Blessings Hospital in Quincy. He was a farmer and owned
and operated Les's Sawmill in Farrington Township for many years.
Mr. Ganieany was born Oct. 10, 1922, in Mildred, Mont., to Victor
Lee and Nora Belle (Fally) Ganieany. He married Victoria Alene "Donoho"
Ganieany March 15, 1941, in St. Louis; she preceded him in death
May 7, 1998.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at Osborn Funeral Home
in Dix. The Rev. James Slater will officiate. Burial will be at Union
Chapel Cemetery. Graveside military rites will be accorded by American
Legion Post 141 of Mt. Vernon. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday
at Osborn Funeral Home in Dix.
Mr. Ganieany is survived by children the Rev. Leland Ganieany and
wife Phyllis of Bluford, Una French and husband Norman of Dix, Jerry
Ganieany and wife Jacqueline of Banner and the Rev. Luther Ganieany and wife
Ann of Ina; 12 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and a sister,
Vera Pierce and husband Dewey of Mt. Vernon.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a grandchild and a
Mr. Ganieany graduated from Shields High School. He served with the U.S.
Army during World War II with Gen. George Patton's Third Army in the
Battle of the Bulge. He was a Purple Heart recipient. He was a member of
New Home "Lowery" General Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon and
Sunday school superintendent for many years.
Memorials may be made to Union Chapel Cemetery and will be received at the
funeral home at any time. For more information, you may contact Osborn Funeral
Home at 266-7231.
Date: 14 Jun 2005
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman