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Jackie Leedham, 90, of Clinton, passed away, Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Alverno.

Funeral Services will be 11:00am, Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Christ Episcopal Church - Clinton. Burial will be in the Oakland Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Andy Burke, Christopher Parker, Sam Parker, Ben Parker, Mitch Ries, and Ryan Veenstra. Visitation will be Tuesday from 9:00am to the service time at the church. The Clinton Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Homes & Crematory is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting her obituary at www.snellzornig.com.

Mary Jacqueline Callahan was born on May 8, 1927 in Clinton, the daughter of Marvin and Luella (Nelson) Callahan. After her father passed away at the age of 8, her mother remarried Arnold Kruse who raised her as his daughter. She was a 1946 graduate of Clinton High School. She married Robert M. Leedham on September 13, 1952 in Clinton; he died July 21, 2015.

She was a member of Grace Episcopal Church now Christ Episcopal Church.

She is survived by three daughters: Lorie (Jim) Cavanagh, Lynn (Bob Beattie) Leedham, Molli (Dan) Parker; 6 grandchildren: Jill (Mitch) Ries, Francie Cavanagh, Andy Burke, Christopher, Sam and Ben Parker; a great-grandson: Maxwell Ries; and her nephew: Dave (Deb) Leedham. In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorials can be made to the Christ Episcopal Church.
Published on February 12, 2018
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