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Anna M. Leitner

Monday, September 27, 2004

Aug. 18, 1923-July 15, 2004

OBERLIN -- Anna M. Leitner, 80, died July 15, 2004, at Decatur County Good Samaritan Center in Oberlin.

She was born Aug. 18, 1923, to JJ and Elizabeth (Siemens) Thiessen in Meade, Kan. She was raised in Meade and attended schools there.

On Aug. 5, 1945, she married Edward Leitner. She was a homemaker. She lived in Dinba, Calif., Tipton, Kan., Seldon, Kan., and then moved to Oberlin in the late 1980's.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; five brothers, Dave, Jake, Alvin, Sam and Pete Thiessen; and four sisters, Martha Harms, Lydia Cunningham, Ruth Schmidt and Elizabeth.

Survivors include her brother, John Thiessen and wife, Eleanor of Huffman, Texas; two sisters, Sarah Froese and husband, Roland of Buhler, Kan., Bertha Jensen and husband, Robert of Buhler, Kan.; one sister-in-law, Bertha Thiessen of Inman, Kan.

Services are Saturday, 1 p.m., at the Immanuel United Church of Christ Cemetery in Herndon.

Memorials may be given in her name.

Pauls Funeral Home of Oberlin is in charge of the arrangements.