Luke M. Leaman, 85, Ephrata, Sauder Chevrolet service manager, enjoyed hunting

By on December 22, 2015

Luke M. Leaman, 85, of Ephrata, formerly of East Earl, died Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, at Fairmount Homes after a brief illness.

Born in Goodville, he was the son of the late Clayton D. and Esther (Martin) Leaman. His wife, Dorothy (Wanner) Leaman, died Sept. 30, 2001.

Luke worked as a service manager for Sauder Chevrolet and later for Conestoga Wood Specialties. He was a member at Weaverland Mennonite Church and he enjoyed hunting and spending time with his family.

Surviving are four children: Donna J., married to Glen Kanagy, of Bellville; Carol A., married to Tim Weaver, of New Holland; Sandy L., married to Clair Martin, of Narvon; and Dale L., married to Lonita Leaman, of New Holland; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; five brothers and sisters: Evelyn Bare of New Holland; Clayton Leaman of East Earl; Dorothy, married to Horace Wanner, of New Holland; Mark, married to Brenda Leaman, of East Earl; and Paul Leaman of Terre Hill.

Preceding him in death is a sister; Irene Leaman; and two brothers: Elmer and Roy Leaman.

Services were held Dec. 18 at Weaverland Mennonite Church, East Earl, with the Pastor Brian Martin officiating. Interment was in the adjoining cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Fairmount Homes Sharing Fund, 333 Wheat Ridge Drive, Ephrata, PA 17522.

To send the family online condolences, visit Arrangements by Groff-High Funeral Home, New Holland.

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