Thelma V. Lesar, 93, of Anderson, Mo., formerly of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Sept. 3, 2008, in Anderson, Mo.
Thelma was born in Scotland County, S.D. She graduated from the University of Illinois and taught high school remedial reading in New Hampton, Iowa. She retired to Horseshoe Bend, where she served on the library board.
She is survived by: her daughters, Kay Roe of Pineville, Mo., and Jean Gayor of St. Louis, Mo.; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Thelma was preceded in death by: her husband, James C. Lesar; two brothers, Guy Leonard and Glen Leonard; and one sister, Marie Gehring.
A memorial service was held Sept. 6 at the Evening Shadows Memorial Park in Horseshoe Bend. Barker Funeral Home in Salem was in charge of arrangements.