Margaret Leihy

Alton |

Margaret Jo Leihy, 78, of Alton, IL, died in Bunker Hill, IL on Thursday, October 21, 2021, at 11:58 pm. 

She was born June 12, 1943, in Dyer, TN to Forrest E. Welch & Vera L. (Meadors) Welch.  She married Fred Charles Leihy on January 26, 1963, in St. Louis, MO.  She was retired after having been a legal secretary and a bookkeeper.  Margaret was a graduate of Bunker Hill High School Class of 1961.  Margaret enjoyed bowling, golfing, fishing, gardening, model trains, and traveling. 

She is survived by her spouse, Fred Leihy of Bunker Hill, IL, daughter, Christine Leihy-Mennemeier of Bethalto, IL, grandchildren, Donnie Mennemeier of West Alton, MO, Jacob Mennemeier of Bethalto, IL, sister in law, Helen Opfer of Lee’s Summit, MO and many nieces and nephews. 

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, son, Michael Sean Leihy, granddaughter, Brianna Marie Mennemeier, grandfather and clerk in the city of Bunker Hill, T.A. Welch, sister, Mary Ann Blazquez, and brother, James A. Welch. 

Friends may call on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill, IL from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm.  Funeral services are Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill, IL at 6:00 pm.  Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at  Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill, IL  is in charge of the arrangements.

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Kravanya Funeral Homes

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