She enjoyed reading, helping at the food bank and she loved traveling to Florida every winter. Mrs. Lesh also loved quilting and making blankets for Riley Children’s Hospital.
Surviving are a son, Dennis Lesh of Ossian; a daughter, Marilyn (Doug) Nyffeler of Ossian; sister, Marie Diffendarfer of Churubusco; five grandchildren, Rick (Julie) Lesh, Jeremy Lesh and Trevor Lesh and Katie (Shane) Maller and Lisa Nyfeller and three great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by husband, Dale E. Lesh who passed away June 3, 2001 and by her parents, Roy A. Lesh and Florence (Raypole) Gordon; and brothers, Gene and Tony Gordon.
Visitation is 3-7 p.m. Thursday at Elzey Patterson Rodak Funeral Home. The funeral service is 1 p.m. Friday, January 22, at the funeral home, 120 West Mill Street, Ossian.
Burial will be at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery.