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Mary Eleanor Leonard

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Mary Eleanor Leonard Obituary
Mary Eleanor Leonard


Mary Eleanor Leonard, affectionately called "Mike" by her late husband and close friends, 97, passed from this life on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Bright Kavanagh House. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 27 at St. Augustin Catholic Church with visitation one hour prior to the Mass. Burial will be at Corpus Christi Cemetery in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Mary was born on March 16, 1917 in Fort Dodge, Iowa to Michael and Anna (Krutz) Tierney.

Mary will be missed by her son, RJ Leonard of Boynton Beach, FL; daughter, Deb (Blaine) Burnquist of Des Moines, grandchildren, Erin (Rich) Farrell, Jennifer (Rusty) Bozman, Beth (Bryan) Hoffa, Brad (Irina) Burnquist; great grandchildren, Cassidy, James, Olivia, Ashley, Allyson, Brooke, and Aleksandra. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Richard "Dick" Leonard; parents Anna and Michael Tierney; and siblings, Joe Tierney, Carl Tierney, and Margaret Smith.

The family prefers that any memorial contributions be made to the or the . Online condolences may be shared at


Published in Des Moines Register from June 24 to June 26, 2014
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