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LeAnna Talent

Munster, Ind.

Published: Friday, May 30, 2014 10:46 a.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014 12:26 p.m. CDT

LeAnna Talent, 84, of Munster, Ind., died May 28, 2014, at the Franciscan Hospital in Munster, Ind.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Monday, June 2, at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery in Creston. No visitation will be held. Powers Funeral Home, junction of highways 34 and 25, Creston, is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society and Multiple Sclerosis. Online condolences may be left at www.powersfh.com.

LeAnna Eva (Glade) Talent, daughter of Jessie Ada (Coleman) and Walter Henry Glade, was born Feb. 20, 1930, in rural Nevinville, Iowa.

LeAnna graduated from Creston High School in 1948. LeAnna got a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University Calumet.

At 3 p.m. Oct. 1, 1950, LeAnna Glade married Gaylord Talent at the First Baptist Church in Creston.

In December 1950, Gaylord served in the U.S. Army until December 1952. After basic training, LeAnna went to stay with him until he went to Korea.

When he returned, LeAnna and Gaylord accepted the responsibility of sponsoring the Baptist Youth Group.

They lived in Ottumwa, Iowa, from 1955 to 1962, when they moved to Bethany, Mo.

In 1965, they moved to Munster, Ind., where she currently resided.

LeAnna was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Munster, Ind., Daughters of the American Revolution and Indian Mayflower Society.

LeAnna is survived by her son Phillip (wife Kathy) Talent of Frankfort, Ill.; daughter Linda (husband David) Schur of Lynwood, Ill..; sisters, Doris Vogel of Holcomb, Ill., Betty (husband Marvin) Griswold of Chariton, Iva (husband Jim) Kenagy of Zephyrhills, Fla., and Viola (husband Gerry) Noerenberg of Antioch, Ill.; grandchildren, Nicole, Michelle, Jennifer and Matthew Talent, all of Frankfort, Ill.; step-grandchildren, David and Sara Schur, both of Lynwood, Ill.; nine nephews; seven nieces; and many cousins.

LeAnna was preceded in death by her parents; husband in 1989; brothers, Charles, Raymond and Marinous; sister LaVerne (Glade) Sticken; sisters in-law, Marie, Reva and Donna; brothers-in-law, John Sticken and Charles Vogel; nephews, Don Vogel, Thomas Vogel and Jim Sticken; and niece Joan (Glade) Flowers.

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