Katherine Leavengood Obituary

Katherine Jane Leavengood
Katherine Leavengood
Katherine Jane Leavengood

March 2, 1918 - January 3, 2008
Born in Jolly, IA
Resided in Johnston, IA
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Katherine J. Leavengood, born March 2, 1918, in Jolly, Iowa, passed away on January 3, 2008, at Bishop Drumm Care Center.

Katherine was a meticulous homemaker and a wonderful mother and grandmother. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, sewing, playing cards and loved watching sports and ball games on TV. She was a talented cook and extraordinary pie maker.

For many years she and her husband Charlie kept a summer home in Cohasset, Minnesota, where they enjoyed the drier air, fishing on the lakes, wild blueberries and observing all kinds of wildlife. The family has fond memories of summers in Minnesota with them.
Katherine was preceded in death by her husband, Charles E. Leavengood; her daughter, Lynda Wasson and brothers, Leslie and Norman Ketelsen.

She is survived by her son, John (Jo) Leavengood; son in law, Bill Wasson; nine grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren.

The family will greet friends from 3-5 on Sunday, January 6, 2008, at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel. A graveside service will be held at 11 AM on Monday, January 7, 2008, at West Linn Cemetery in Linden, IA.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.





Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Sunday, January 6, 2008
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Graveside Service
West Linn Cemetery
Linden, IA
Monday, January 7, 2008
11:00 AM