Lorna "Sue" Legleiter

Lorna “Sue” Legleiter, 76, WaKeeney, died Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, in Hays.

She was born Nov. 22, 1943, in Hays to Alfred “Sonny” and Berniece M. (Johnson) Gross.

She married Melvin W. Legleiter on June 19, 1965, in Hays, Kansas. They enjoyed 42 years of marriage before he preceded her in death April 17, 2008. Sue was a retired bookkeeper from her husband’s trucking company.

Survivors include a daughter, Christine Gabel, Hays; a brother, Eugene Gross, Cary, N.C.; a sister, Patricia Fellers, Calais, Maine; and two grandchildren.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Christ the King Catholic Church, WaKeeney; burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Schmitt Funeral Home, ,WaKeeney. There will also be a short visitation one hour prior to Mass at the Parish Center (across from the church).

Memorials are suggested to Christ the King Cemetery Fund, Humane Society of the High Plains, or Masses in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be sent to family at www.schmittfuneral.com.

Posted online on October 10, 2020