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Leona Ruth Kurz, 100, Leesburg, Florida, passed away Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, at Lake Harris Inn, Leesburg, Florida. Mrs. Kurz was born Oct. 22, 1916, in Miami County, to her parents, John McHale and Mary (Duncan) McHale.
She retired from General Motors with 34 years of service as a secretary. She and her late husband, Hershel Kurz, moved to the area in 1994 from Kokomo, and she was of the Presbyterian faith.
She is survived by her loving son, Emery Coon, Leesburg, Florida; a sister, Mary Ellen Smith, Peru; three grandchildren, Bradley J. Coon, Brian E. Coon and Debra R. Rech; and six great-grandchildren, Ryan, Kayla, Katie, Rebecca, Hope and Holly.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Charles McHale; her late husband, Hershel Kurz; and a daughter-in-law, Judith "Whiteford" Coon.
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Leesburg, Florida.
Online condolences may be shared by visiting www.pagetheusfuneral.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Page-Theus Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Leesburg.
Published on September 17, 2017
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