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Mrs. Joann Leeser, age 86 of La Grange MO passed away Sunday, April 19, 2020.

She was born June 27, 1933 in La Grange, Mo a daughter of Chester and Virginia Williams Schnellbacher. She married Bill Leeser on July 12, 1953 in La Grange.  He passed away June 9, 2016.

Joann was a 1951 graduate of La Grange High School. After High School she attended Gem City Business College.

She had worked at Gardner-Denver in La Grange. Then she worked at Motorola, Brower’s Manufacturing and at Blessing Hospital in Quincy IL. She was a member of the LaGrange United Methodist Church. She was a member of the P.E.O. and Daughters of the American Revolution.

Survivors include her son Brian (Kerri) Leeser of La Grange; Two grandsons William L. and James E. Leeser of La Grange and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband and two sisters Virginia Lou Beal and June Mading.

Interment was in Memorial Cemetery in La Grange. A memorial service for Joann will be held at a later date.

Please visit to send a condolence or sign the guestbook online, or you may send a sympathy card in memory of Joann in care of Davis Funeral Home, P.O. Box 146, LaGrange, MO 63448.

The family suggests memorials be made to Heartland Resources for the Meals on Wheels program and may be mailed to Davis Funeral Home, La Grange, MO.