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Martha Leikam

Martha Leikam

Jun 5, 1927 - Jan 22, 2013
Martha Leikam, 85, a longtime resident of Riverton Wyoming passed away January 22nd, 2013 in Casper, Wyoming.

A viewing will be Friday evening from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Davis Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 26, 2013 at the St. John Lutheran Church.

Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton.

Martha was born in Lyman, Nebraska on June 5th, 1927 to Fred and Margaret (Melcher) Stricker. Altogether, Martha had 21 siblings (whole, half and step). She attended school in Mitchell, Nebraska.

Martha married Riney on January 23rd, 1944 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska and born to this union were four sons, Jerry, Tom, Jim and Rick. Martha and Riney moved their family to Riverton in 1952.

Martha was a cook at Lincoln Elementary and the head cook at Ashgrove Elementary for many years. She enjoyed working in her flower gardens, cooking, baking and watching old western movies.

Survivors include her sons Jerry of Casper, Rick and wife Kathy of Gering, Nebraska, granddaughter Kim Lang and husband Kevin of Gering, Nebraska, grandson Haven Leikam of Golden, Colorado, granddaughter Lynn Heller of California, great grandson Tyler Lang and great granddaughter Ashlyn Lang of Gering, Nebraska and great grandson John Stevens of Casper and sisters Alvina and Lillian. She was preceded in death by her husband Riney, two sons Tom and Jim, granddaughter Michelle Stevens and several brothers and sisters.

Memorials may be made to the St. John Lutheran Church in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 W. Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501.

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Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.