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Leona Mae Bale

Leona Mae Bale, 91, of Lancaster, passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at Arbors at Carroll.  She was born May 18, 1924 in Columbus and was the daughter of the late Starling and Betty (Baker) Urton. She was a graduate of Marysville High School and an elevator operator for Morehouse Fashion and then the Union Store in Columbus.  Leona was also a past member of the United Methodist Church.
Leona was a devoted and much loved wife, mother and grandmother and leaves behind to cherish her memory by her husband of 69 years, Weyland F. Bale; daughters, Deborah Roark, Karen Muck and Pamela Christensen.  She is also survived by grandchildren, Bryan (Laura) Muck, Amber (Kenny) Helwig, Kara (Chris) Murphy, Neil Link, James (Danielle) Jewell and Abbey Jewell; great grandchildren, Taylor, Cain, Brenton and Olivia Muck, Kenadi and Madison Williams, Brayden and Camden Helwig, Serenity Murphy, Josie and Colin Jewell.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Bonnie Jewell Cunningham; grandson, Scotty Muck and sons-in-law Paul Muck and Tim Roark.
A grave side service will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 7, 2015 at Floral Hills Memory Gardens in Lancaster.  

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Our deepest condolences on Leona/your mom's3 passing.

Eileen Benson
Kathy Benson Moling

Lithopolis, OH

Kathy Benson Moling Jan 25 2016 12:00 AM

Please accept my deep sympathy. I pray that Gods most precious gift of allowing his Son to die for us so that we might gain life through our savior Christ Jesus will comfort you and calm your grieving heart. How thankful we can be for the sure hope of a resurrection! - 1 John 4:9.

C Paige Dec 12 2015 12:00 AM

I am so very sorry to learn of your mother's passing. May your happy memories bring you comfort during this difficult time.

Tammy Drobina Dec 7 2015 12:00 AM

Thinking of you all at this difficult time--wishing you strength in the days ahead.  
Ardyth Huntsberger and family.

Cheri Stewart Dec 5 2015 12:00 AM

Our sincere condolences to the family during this difficult time.  We were truly blessed to have had your sweet your mother/wife/grandmother in our family.  She will be sorely missed by all.  
Love, Janet and family

Janet (Schoenleb) Kasson & family Dec 4 2015 12:00 AM