Lera married Leishman C. Dove on
Survivors include daughter Sandra Banks and her husband Gary Banks of Seymour; grandchildren Lisa (Rich) Carter of Seymour, Beth (Tony)
Lera attended Diamond school until the eighth grade and then stayed home to help on the farm. She also at that time had the pleasure of raising her nephew, Charles Cowles, after his mother passed away at a very early age.
Lera also kept busy working at the family grocery store in Diamond, raising a large garden, doing chores and hauling coal with a horse and wagon.
Lera’s hobby was keeping scrapbooks. She completed over 300 scrapbooks beginning from the early 1930?s. She also enjoyed working in her flower garden, fishing and taking care of her dog. She bottle fed lambs, calves, pigs and milked cows. Lera was known for having a home remedy for most every illness or injury.
Lera was baptized April 16, 1961 at the
Lera and Red raised their family on a farm north of Numa and a few years after his passing, she moved to
Lera enjoyed her visitors. Nephew Leon Kauzlarich and his family visited her frequently and were a real joy to her. Lera was a kind, loving, spunky, independent woman who will be greatly missed.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, July 26, at the Thomas Lange Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Schweizer officiating. Burial will follow at the
A memorial has been established to the First Responders in Seymour or the Horizon Special Project and may be left at or mailed to the Thomas Lange Funeral Home,
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A memorial has been established to the First Responders in Seymour or Horizon Special Project and may be left at or mailed to the funeral home,