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Barbara Leathers

January 15, 1939 ~ December 23, 2022 (age 83) 83 Years Old
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Obituary

Barbara Leathers, 83, of Champaign passed away peacefully in her sleep Friday, December 23, 2022, at home.

A funeral mass will be celebrated at Holy Cross Catholic Church (405 W. Clark, Champaign) at 10:00am on Friday December 30.  The visitation will be from 5:00-7:00pm on Thursday December 29 at Owens Funeral Home (101 N. Elm St.., Champaign), with a Rosary service at 4:45.   Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery, Urbana.

Barbara was born January 15, 1939, at Urbana, a daughter of William P. and Edith M. (Saathoff) Lynch. She married Donald E. Leathers on November 23, 1957, at Champaign.  He preceded her in death on September 16, 1991.

She is survived by two sons, Michael (Bonita) Leathers and Mark (Kathy) Leathers, both of Mahomet, two daughters, Debra Cox of Champaign, and Denise (John) Sieving of Casper, WY; 10 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, two brothers, William T. Lynch and John (Connie) Lynch both of Champaign.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, a daughter and a great-granddaughter.

She graduated from Champaign Central High School in 1957.  She worked at Burnham City Hospital in x-ray. She operated a child day care center for many years. She was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Cross Catholic Church or the American Cancer Society.

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Services

Recitation of the Rosary
Thursday
December 29, 2022

4:45 PM
Owens Funeral Home
101 North Elm Street
Champaign, IL 61820

Visitation
Thursday
December 29, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Owens Funeral Home
101 North Elm Street
Champaign, IL 61820

Funeral Mass
Friday
December 30, 2022

10:00 AM
Holy Cross Catholic Church
403 West Clark Street
Champaign, IL 61820

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Donations

Holy Cross Catholic Church
403 West Clark, Champaign IL 61820

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345
Web: http://www.cancer.org/

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