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Ruth C. Leachman
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Ruth Carol Leachman, 96, of Indianapolis, passed away on May 30, 2018. She was born on July 24, 1921 to the late Erwin and Elsa Reed of Harvey, Illinois.

Ruth was a member of Friedens United Church of Christ. She graduated from the University of Illinois, where she was also a Chi Omega Sorority member. She taught 2nd grade at IPS #39 for 18 years before retiring.

Ruth enjoyed spending time with her family, traveling, especially to Hawaii, Alaska and the Caribbeans. She truly loved playing her piano or organ and driving her little red sports car. She also loved shopping, bowling and ball room dancing.

Survivors include her four loving children, Carol Cox, Marsha (Martin) Hanley, David (Monica) Leachman, and Jeff (Sheila) Leachman, seven grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Thomas Leachman and her sister, Lois Bartee.

Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Monday, June 4, 2018 at G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home, 5141 Madison Avenue. A Graveside service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Monday at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, 1977 S. State Road 135, Greenwood, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made to Friedens UCC, 8300 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis, Indiana 46217.

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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
G.H. Herrmann Funeral Homes - Madison

5141 Madison Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46227-4239





3:00 PM
Forest Lawn Memory Gardens

1977 S. State Road 135
Greenwood, Indiana 46143


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