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Melicent D. Leng

January 22, 1932 ~ May 15, 2018 (age 86)
Passed away May 15, 2018 in Green Bay, WI. Melicent was born January 22, 1932 in Galesburg, MI, a daughter of the late Marvin and Bessie (Tschupp) Wayne. Melicent earned her Bachelor of Science from Western Michigan University. She was united in marriage to Harry A. Leng in August of 1954. He preceded her in death in May of 2007. Melicent was a lifelong active member of the Galesburg community. She and Harry owned and operated Leng's Hardware store for 35 years. Surviving Melicent are her children; Richard (Eloise) Leng, Mark (Sherri) Leng, Karen (Jeff) LaFave and Kathleen (Derrek) Kim; as well as 10 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; sisters, Neva Bishop and Violet Palladino; and many nieces and nephews. Preceding Melicent in death was her brother, Warren Wayne. A private graveside service will take place at a later date, in Fort Custer National Cemetery. Memorials in Melicent's name may be sent to the Altrusa House at 1116 E. Mason St, Green Bay, WI 54301 or Galesburg Memorial Library at 188 E. Michigan Ave, Galesburg, MI 49053.
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