Elaine C. Leimkuehler, 85, of Marshall, MO passed away July 13, 2015. Services will be held at 11:00 am Friday, July 17, 2015 at Timothy Lutheran Church, 425 NW R.D. Mize Road, Blue Springs, MO, with visitation on hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Marshall, MO. Memorial contributions may be made to Timothy Lutheran Church of Blue Springs, MO, or Our Redeemer Lutheran Church of Marshall, MO. Memories of Elaine and condolences for the family may be shared at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.
Born April 27, 1930 in Aholt, MO she was the daughter of the late Frank G. Grapperhaus and Teresa Abeln Grapperhaus. On June 3, 1949 in Slater, MO she was married to Leroy W. Leimkuehler who preceded her in death July 13, 2007. She was a resident of Marshall, MO most of her life moving to the Blue Springs area in late 1991 to be near her daughter and family. She was a homemaker, and a member of Timothy Lutheran Church and Our Redeemer Lutheran Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Lisa Wood and her husband Jim of Blue Springs, MO, and grandson, Nathaniel Wood of Kansas City, MO; brother, Francis Grapperhaus of Keytesville, MO; also several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, Leroy, and her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Mary M. Pannell, and her brother Edmond Grapperhaus.
Arrangements entrusted to Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St., Blue Springs, MO.