Orley LeRoy Leeth

Orley LeRoy Leeth

Male 1915 - 2009  (94 years)

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  • Name Orley LeRoy Leeth 
    Born 7 May 1915  White Pigeon Township, St Joseph County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1920  White Pigeon Township, St Joseph County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1930  White Pigeon Township, St Joseph County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1940  White Pigeon Township, St Joseph County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Aug 2009  White Pigeon, St Joseph County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    White Pigeon Township Cemetery 
    Died 10 Aug 2009  Sturgis, St. Joseph County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4


    • OBITUARY
      ...Orley was the son of Jesse Leeth and Josephine Thompson. He was brother to Manford, Dorene, Arlo, Emmett and Laurel. He was the father of Roger. He was married 1st. to Treva Hathaway. Then was married to Josephine Branham-Bergner. Orley L. LEETH, 94, of White Pigeon, died Monday, Aug. 10, 2009, at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis following a short illness.
      ...He was born May 7, 1915, in White Pigeon, a child of Jesse and Josephine (THOMPSON) LEETH.
      ...He was a resident of White Pigeon all his life.
      ...He was first married to Treva L. Hathaway. She died in 1987. He then married Josephine BRANHAM-BERGNER. She died in 2000.
      ...Orley worked for the New York Central Railroad for 12 years as a line foreman and electrician. He was employed in the recreational vehicle industry and was a store clerk at Western Auto in Sturgis and Wittenberg Hardware in White Pigeon.
      ...He was a member of the Church of God in Elkhart, Ind., and was very involved in his church. He enjoyed woodworking, taking family pictures and home movies. He was also a very hard worker.
      ...Surviving are one son, Roger D. LEETH of White Pigeon; a grandson, Derek LEETH of White Pigeon; three step daughters, Jerry Rose JOHNSON of Santa Cruz, Calif., Jaudece Robin CLARK of Salinas, Calif., and Jan Faith OSORIO of Leicester, N.C.; several step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a brother, Manford (Phyllis) LEETH of White Pigeon; and several neices and nephews.
      ...He was preceded in death by his parents; wives; a sister, Dorene DUNKER; and brothers Arlo, Emmett and Laurel LEETH.
      ...Relatives and friends may call from noon-2 p.m. Thursday at the Farrand Funeral Home in White Pigeon where services are at 2 p.m. Thursday with Pastor B.J. Bishop of the Church of God of Elkhart, Ind., officiating. Burial will be in White Pigeon Township Cemetery, White Pigeon.
    Person ID I6564  TangledRoots
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2018 

    Father Jesse Theodore Leeth,   b. 1 Sep 1890, Harrison Township, Paulding County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1973, Plant City, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Josephine Thompson,   b. 6 Nov 1895, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1955, Centreville, St. Joseph County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 6 Feb 1913  Centreville, St. Joseph County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2130  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart