Peterson Funeral Chapel

     Louise Esther ( Lenz ) Leech, 87, of Monett, passed away March 30, 2015, at the Aurora Nursing Center.

     Louise retired from Juvenile Shoe Company in Aurora. She was a member of Chapel of Grace in Monett and Holy Family Catholic Church in Cahokia, Il.

     She was preceded in death by her parents, Louis and Esther ( Zoeller ) Lenz; her husband Walter Allen Leech Sr.; her sisters, Sister Amelia Lenz, Anita Karnes and Albertina Hammonds; and a brother, Louis Lenz Jr.

     She is survived by her sons, Terry ( Linda ) Leech Sr. of Monett and Allen ( Patricia ) Leech Jr. of Jackson; her grandchildren, James ( Sherry ) Seaa of Salem, Ohio, Linda ( Phillip ) Tuten of Aurora, Terry ( Melissa ) Leech Jr. of Monett, Adam ( Amanda ) Leech of Lonoke, Arkansas, Allen Leech III of Sacramento, California and Tiffany Leech of Las Vegas, Nevada; sisters, Jan Przygota and Bernice ( Gene ) Bush; 25 great - grandchildren; and 11 great- great grandchildren. She was a dear Aunt, Cousin and a friend to all.

     Services will be held Saturday, April, 11, at Chapel of Grace in Monett. Visitation will be at 3 p.m. and the memorial at 4 p.m.

     Mass will be held at 1 p.m., Sunday April 19, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Cahokia