Joanne (Redman) Leiendecker(1934 - 2014)

Leiendecker Joanne (Redman) Leiendecker, age 80, passed away Sunday, August, 3, 2014. She was born March 18, 1934 in Joplin, Missouri and was a graduate of Columbus East H.S. where she was a cheerleader. She went on to earn her bachelors of art degree in education from Otterbein College and her master's degree in education from The Ohio State University. Joanne retired from the Columbus City School District with 28 years of service. She was a longstanding member of Karl Road Baptist Church where she sang in the choir, taught Sunday school, and was a deaconess. She loved going on family trips to Hilton Head South Carolina and Ohio State football Saturdays. She is preceded in death by her father Glenn Redman, mother and stepfather Phyllis and Hayden Trenary and siblings John D. Redman and Connie Ruth Riley. Joanne is survived by her husband of 61 years, Jack Leiendecker; children, Suzanne (James F.) Carlson and Mark (Cindy) Leiendecker; grandchildren, Mackenzie A. Carlson, Emily Rose Leiendecker, Harrison S. Leiendecker, Annie S. Leiendecker, and Hayden J. Leiendecker; brothers, Charlie (Diane) Trenary and Dale (Anne) Trenary; sister-in-law, Jenny Redman; and many nieces, nephews, and close friends. Family will welcome friends 4-6 p.m. August 6, 2014 at the Karl Road Baptist Church, 5750 Karl Rd., Columbus, OH 43229, where memorial service will follow at 6 p.m. Private inurnment will be held at a later date at Kingwood Memorial Park. Arrangements entrusted to the SCHOEDINGER NORTH CHAPEL. Visit to share a favorite memory of Joanne.

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Schoedinger Funeral Home North Chapel
5554 Karl Road Columbus, OH 43229
(614) 436-9220
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Aug. 5, 2014