Leila Klover, 88, of Marshall, formerly of Abilene, Kan., died Friday, May 14, 2010, at The Living Center in Marshall.
Memorial graveside services will be held at a later date in Abilene City Cemetery in Abilene. Born April 19, 1922, in Solomon, Kan., she was the daughter of the late Henry Klover and Hazel King Klover. She worked for the federal government in the War Department in Washington, D.C. She also worked as an air traffic controller for American Airlines for 38 years in New York, N.Y.; Cincinnati, Ohio; San Francisco, Calif.; Tulsa, Okla.; and St. Louis. After her retirement, she lived in Abilene, Sedalia and Marshall. She was a Methodist.
Survivors include three nieces, Virginia Steele of Minneapolis, Minn,, Rosemary Crank of Miami and Linda Loomis of Independence; three nephews, Paul Klover of Warrenton, Henry Klover of Bonner Springs, Kan., and Alan Klover of Sedalia.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Clyde Klover and Paul Klover.
Additional information provided per family recompense.