Margaret Elizabeth Davies Lederer

Margaret Elizabeth Davies Lederer Abilene, Kansas

Margaret Elizabeth Davies Lederer

86, passed away Friday, July 31st, in Abilene. She was born July 12, 1929 in Topeka, the daughter of Alfred Patrick and Leona Katherine (Hauck) Davies. On June 12, 1949, Marge was married to Loyal LeRoy Lederer Jr. He preceded her in death July 25, 1978. She was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, Milton (Moose) Young. Marge enjoyed her life’s calling of teaching in the Abilene Public School system for over 30 years. Her beautiful alto voice was enjoyed by all from Carnegie Hall, Presser Hall in Lindsborg, former U.S. presidents, foreign dignitaries to many family friends. Marge was an avid K.S.U. fan and a Master Bridge Player.
Survived by:
Son Richard Duane (Billie) Lederer Haslet, TX
Daughter Katherine Irene Young Valley Falls, KS
9 Grandchildren Elizabeth (Betsy) (Willlie) Schmelzle, Scott Young,
Christopher Young, Angela (Angie) Young,
Jeffery (Jeff) Lederer, Kelli (Chris) Mitchell, Tracy Lederer, Hollie (Brandon) Kelly, Jennifer McClain
11 Great-grandchildren Audrey Young, Mallory Young, Jenner Young,
Katherine (Lainey) Schmelzle, Samuel (Sam) Schmelzle,
Allyson (Sean) Jensen, Kelsey Lederer, Jacob Lederer, Brooke Lederer,
Cameron Mitchell, Kayla Mitchell
Sister Patricia (Duane) Miksch Manhattan
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Monday , August 3rd, at the Trinity Lutheran Church with Pastor Cynthia Schnath officiating. Interment will follow in the Abilene Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions in her name be given to the Trinity Lutheran Church. They may be left at the church the day of the service or left at or sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, Kansas 67410.

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