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L. Blanche Leininger
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Obituary for L. Blanche Leininger

Dateline: Bellefontaine, Ohio formerly of Lakeview, Ohio

L. Blanche Leininger

L. Blanche Leininger, 105, of Bellefontaine, formerly of Lakeview, passed away, early Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Logan Acres Care Center.

Blanche was born on February 24, 1912 in Jackson Center, OH, a daughter of the late William and Lasha Bailey Forsythe. On March 1, 1933, she married Lester Leininger and he preceded her in death on April 10, 2000. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Glick, three brothers, Guy, John, and Roy Forsythe and a grandson, Paul Snyder.

Blanche is survived by two children, Phyllis (George) Snyder of Uniontown, OH and Don A. (Sandy) Leininger of Spring Branch, TX, four grandchildren, Corbin Leininger, Jay Leininger, Cathy Guerra, and Mark Snyder, eight great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.

Blanche was a 1930 graduate of Jackson Center High School and attended Northwestern Business College. She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Lakeview. She was a member of Indian Lake Chapter #554 and Bellefontaine Chapter #459 Order of the Eastern Star for over 50 years. She enjoyed traveling with her husband, Lester and loved being with her family and friends.

Pastor David Moore will begin funeral services at 11:00 am, Monday, December 4, 2017 at Shoffstall Funeral Home North Chapel, 115 N Main St, Lakeview. Visitation is Sunday, December 3rd from 3-6 pm. Burial is in Highland Memorial Cemetery, West Liberty, OH.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Logan County Cancer Society or Christ United Methodist Church.

Arrangements are in the care of Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview. Condolences may be expressed at

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3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Shoffstall Funeral Home - North Chapel

115 North Main Street
Lakeview, OH 43331

Funeral Service




11:00 AM
Shoffstall Funeral Home - North Chapel

115 North Main Street
Lakeview, OH 43331

Cemetery Details


Highland Memorial Cemetery

5591 US Hwy 68 South
West Liberty, OH 43357

Memorial Contribution

Logan County Cancer Society

205 E. Palmer Road
Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311

Christ United Methodist Church

110 Brown Street
Lakeview, OH 43331

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