LaDonna Kay Lesh

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LaDonna Kay Lesh

LaDonna Kay Lesh, 82, passed away on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at South Wind Home. Kay fought a courageous battle with cancer but is now reunited with her loving husband Rodney who passed away just months ago. Kay was so happy she was able to meet her new great grandson Myles Lee Warden before she passed.

Kay was born to Howard E. Moyer and Lorraine (Cowden) Moyer on May 4th, 1939 in Enid, Oklahoma. She married Rodney Lesh on December 23rd, 1961 and they remained married for over 59 years.

Kay graduated from Pratt High School in 1957 and then attended Kansas State University, graduating in 1961. She received a Bachelor of Science in Home Economics, was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority and Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society.

Kay had many interesting jobs during her life. Her first job was working as a Home Economist for the Kansas State Board of Agriculture. She then became the Director of the Kansas Dairy Council. Later she earned her Realtor license and went on to receive her Brokers license. This proved to be very useful when she and Rodney acquired a number of rental homes over the years, which became a business known as Lesh Rentals.

Kay was very active in her community. She was a past President of Jaycee Jaynes and served on the Pratt zoning committee. She was a member of P.E.O. Chapter F, American Association of University Women, Crimson Red Hat Club, First United Methodist Church and Naomi Guild, and Contributive Cuisine Club. She also enjoyed being a volunteer at Pratt Regional Medical Center for over 18 years.

She enjoyed playing bridge with her friends and traveling the world with her late husband Rodney - together they visited 43 different countries. However, Kay said the trips she enjoyed the most always included her grandchildren.

Kay is preceded in death by her husband, Rodney Lesh; her parents, Howard and Lorraine Moyer; and her brother, Larry Moyer.

Kay is survived by her daughters, Stephanie A. (Steve) Sewell of Overland Park, KS and Susan L. (Chris) Mayberry of Pratt, KS; sister, Vicky Lorentz of Fredonia, KS; and brother-in-law, Gregg Lesh of Wichita, KS; four grandchildren, Sydney (Blaine) Warden of Leawood, KS, Shannon Sewell of Overland Park, KS, Thomas Mayberry of Pratt, KS and Madison (Blade) Nicholas of Kansas City, KS; great-grandson, Myles Lee Warden of Leawood, KS; niece, Kerri Lesh; nephews, Andrew (Mary) Lesh, Rick Lorentz, Jay Lorentz, Joel Lorentz and Ryan Lorentz. In addition, and not to be forgotten, her dog, Murphy, who has been her constant companion for the past 10 years.

Cremation has taken place. Friends may sign the book Friday, October 8, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. with family receiving friends from 5-7 at Larrison Mortuary, 300 Country Club Road, Pratt, KS. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at First United Methodist Church, Pratt. Inurnment will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, Pratt. Memorials may be made to PRMC Auxiliary, First United Methodist Church or Hope Center in care of Larrison Mortuary.

Online condolences may be made to www.larrisonmortuary.com.

Posted online on October 01, 2021

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Obituaries in Greenburg, KS | Kiowa County Signal

LaDonna Kay Lesh

Larrison Mortuary

LaDonna Kay Lesh

LaDonna Kay Lesh, 82, passed away on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at South Wind Home. Kay fought a courageous battle with cancer but is now reunited with her loving husband Rodney who passed away just months ago. Kay was so happy she was able to meet her new great grandson Myles Lee Warden before she passed.

Kay was born to Howard E. Moyer and Lorraine (Cowden) Moyer on May 4th, 1939 in Enid, Oklahoma. She married Rodney Lesh on December 23rd, 1961 and they remained married for over 59 years.

Kay graduated from Pratt High School in 1957 and then attended Kansas State University, graduating in 1961. She received a Bachelor of Science in Home Economics, was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority and Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society.

Kay had many interesting jobs during her life. Her first job was working as a Home Economist for the Kansas State Board of Agriculture. She then became the Director of the Kansas Dairy Council. Later she earned her Realtor license and went on to receive her Brokers license. This proved to be very useful when she and Rodney acquired a number of rental homes over the years, which became a business known as Lesh Rentals.

Kay was very active in her community. She was a past President of Jaycee Jaynes and served on the Pratt zoning committee. She was a member of P.E.O. Chapter F, American Association of University Women, Crimson Red Hat Club, First United Methodist Church and Naomi Guild, and Contributive Cuisine Club. She also enjoyed being a volunteer at Pratt Regional Medical Center for over 18 years.

She enjoyed playing bridge with her friends and traveling the world with her late husband Rodney - together they visited 43 different countries. However, Kay said the trips she enjoyed the most always included her grandchildren.

Kay is preceded in death by her husband, Rodney Lesh; her parents, Howard and Lorraine Moyer; and her brother, Larry Moyer.

Kay is survived by her daughters, Stephanie A. (Steve) Sewell of Overland Park, KS and Susan L. (Chris) Mayberry of Pratt, KS; sister, Vicky Lorentz of Fredonia, KS; and brother-in-law, Gregg Lesh of Wichita, KS; four grandchildren, Sydney (Blaine) Warden of Leawood, KS, Shannon Sewell of Overland Park, KS, Thomas Mayberry of Pratt, KS and Madison (Blade) Nicholas of Kansas City, KS; great-grandson, Myles Lee Warden of Leawood, KS; niece, Kerri Lesh; nephews, Andrew (Mary) Lesh, Rick Lorentz, Jay Lorentz, Joel Lorentz and Ryan Lorentz. In addition, and not to be forgotten, her dog, Murphy, who has been her constant companion for the past 10 years.

Cremation has taken place. Friends may sign the book Friday, October 8, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. with family receiving friends from 5-7 at Larrison Mortuary, 300 Country Club Road, Pratt, KS. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at First United Methodist Church, Pratt. Inurnment will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, Pratt. Memorials may be made to PRMC Auxiliary, First United Methodist Church or Hope Center in care of Larrison Mortuary.

Online condolences may be made to www.larrisonmortuary.com.

Posted online on October 01, 2021