Leland K. Neher passed away on May 25 at the age of 93. He was born in Porterville, Calif. on Dec. 2, 1920, to John and Lena Neher.
Leland married Margaret Ruth Farris, his partner and wife of 71 years, in 1943. They started a family and in 1953 moved to Los Alamos where Leland worked at LANL until his retirement in 1982. Leland and Margaret enjoyed retirement together through music, camping, gardening and keeping up with extended family.
Leland was preceded in death by his parents, John and Lena Neher; and his siblings, Elreno, Viola, Victor and Bernice. Leland is survived by his beloved wife, Margaret; and their sons John, Doug, Brian, Mike, Paul and Patrick, and their daughter Kathleen.
A private remembrance was held at his home in Los Alamos.