Frances L. Leimkuehler, 84, of rural Slater, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at The Living Center.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Salem Evangelical Church near Little Rock, with William W. Harlow officiating. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the church. Burial will be in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Pallbearers will be her grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the church in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born Oct. 24, 1928, in rural Sweet Springs, she was the daughter of the late Walter Bodenstab and Nora Hemme Bodenstab. On Feb. 4, 1948, she married Ernest H. Leimkuehler, who survives of the home. She had lived in Saline County her entire life and was a homemaker. She was an Avon representative for 34 years, a 4-H leader for many years and was a member of Hardeman PTA. She was a member of Salem Evangelical Church and its Ladies Aid near Little Rock.
In addition to her husband, survivors include five children, Susan Harrington and her husband, Wayne, of rural Blackwater, Alfred Leimkuehler and his wife, Kathy, of rural Blackwater, Charles Leimkuehler and his wife, Leanna, of Marshall, Jerry Leimkuehler and his wife, Rayetta, of rural Nelson and Kristie Seibert and her husband, Ron, of rural Peculiar; 12 grandchildren, Shawn Leimkuehler, Matthew Leimkuehler, Ian Seibert, Angela Harrington, Dawna Bellamy, Brenda McDaniel, Carrie Harrington, Linze Leimkuehler, Samantha Leimkuehler, Jamie Seibert, Jessica Leimkuehler and Cortney Leimkuehler; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by twin granddaughters, Kendra and Kasandra Leimkuehler; and one sister, Helen Nora Clayton.
Additional information provided per family recompense.