Mary Leach was born Mary Sophia Hemme on March 28, 1920 to Joseph and May Hemme on a farm west of Perry, KS.
She passed away over a 100 years later on September 10, 2020 in Lawrence of natural causes.
The youngest of six children, all of her siblings preceded her in death.
She was married in February 1946 to Haldon “Taylor” Leach, who died in 2000.
She is survived by a son Steven of Arlington, VA, a daughter Linda of Lawrence, two grandchildren, a great grandchild and over 20 nieces and nephews .
Mary lived almost all of her life in the Perry community before moving to Lawrence about four years ago.
She was a loving mother, good homemaker, faithful spouse, and a kind person to family and friends.
Her family meant everything to her. They will all miss her.