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MEDINE ELIZABETH (GILMORE) LEEF

November 25, 1923 ~ July 22, 2022 (age 98)

Obituary

 

Medine E. Leef, 98, a resident of Harvard, ID passed away on Friday, July 22, 2022 at her Harvard, ID home.

She was born on Nov. 25, 1923 at Princeton, ID to Edward Thomas and Gladys (Hemmilman) Gilmore.  She attended her early schooling at Princeton, ID and finished her schooling at Potlatch, ID. graduating from High School in 1942.

She married Jewels “Bud” Leef on Aug. 25, 1945 at Moscow, ID and the couple made their home at Tekoa, WA where Mr. Leef worked for the Joe Heaton Farms. They had 2 children Janis, and Chuck Leef.

In 1950 the couple moved to Harvard, ID.  Mrs. Leef worked for Johnnie’s Café in Moscow, ID as a waitress for several years.  Also during the war, Medine worked at the Potlatch Mill.  She later worked for a company in Pullman, WA cleaning and painting apartments for a few years.

She enjoyed quilting, embroidering, huckleberry picking, fire wood cutting, and her garden.

Preceded in death by husband Bud Leef, daughter Janis, and granddaughter Tina. Survivors include one son, Charles “Chuck” Leef, Princeton, ID.  She is also survived by 5 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, July 28, 2022, 10:30 A.M. at the Mendenhall Cemetery with Rev. Lee Nicholson officiating.

Memorials may be given to Boys Town, 14100 Crawford St, Boys Town, NE 68010.

Kramer Funeral Home of Palouse, Washington is caring for the family.  Online condolences may be left at www.kramercares.com

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Services

Graveside Service
Thursday
July 28, 2022

10:30 AM
MENDENHALL CEMETERY
GOLD HILL ROAD
ONAWAY, ID 83855

Donations

BOYS TOWN
14100 CRAWFORD STREET, BOYS TOWN NE 68010

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