THERESA L. LEATHERS
THERESA L. LEATHERS
Theresa L. Leathers, age 66, died Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House, Manhattan, Kan.
She was born on July 18, 1946, in Clay Center, Kan., the daughter of Marvin and Leora (Schleuder) Gepner. Theresa earned her Bachelor's degree in Home Economics from Kansas State University. She was a homemaker, middle school teacher and later enjoyed working at Country Gift Shop in Manhattan, Kan.
Theresa had a ministry of hospitality, encouragement and welcoming people into her home. She also was well known as an excellent cook and baker with two cookbooks to her credit. Being with her family and friends was always very special to her, especially when she traveled to see them and explored new places. Theresa was very involved with AGLOW, a Christian Women's organization where she served for many years as an officer and a leader in their jail outreach program. She also was an active member of the Manhattan First Assembly of God. Most of all, Theresa cherished her relationship with Jesus Christ and encouraged others in the faith.
Preceding her in death are her father, a brother, Stanley Gepner, and a sister, Debra Kelso.
Survivors include her daughter, Ronda Olson and husband Lt. Col. Marc Thor Olson of Shreveport, La.; two sons, Ryan Leathers and wife Johana Leathers Rodriquez of Costa Rica and Rustin Leathers and wife Stacy of Chicago, Ill.; two grandchildren, Kivan and Rachel Leathers of Costa Rica; her mother, Leora Gepner of McPherson, Kan.; four sisters: Carol Price of Vero Beach, Fla., Karen Kagle of McPherson, Kan., Deanna Toland of Clinton, Okla., and Cynthia Power of Marquette, Kan. She also is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, July 28, 2012, at the First Assembly of God Church of Manhattan with Pastor Ed Walker and Barbara Laflin co-officiating. Graveside services will be at 5 p.m., Saturday, July 28, 2012, at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Concordia, Kan.
Memorial contributions may be made to AGLOW in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.
Online condolences may be left for the family through the funeral home website at: www.ymfuneralhome.com.
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