Rita Sue Levesque
August 15, 1951  -  July 10, 2018

Rita Sue Levesque

Loran Fawcett Chapel
704 Indiana
Neodesha, KS  66757
Thursday, July 12, 2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Celebration of Life
Loran Fawcett Chapel
704 Indiana
Neodesha, KS  66757
Friday, July 13, 2018
4:00 pm
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Down Syndrome Association

Rita Sue Levesque 66, of Neodesha, KS passed away Tuesday afternoon July 10, 2018 at Yates Center Health & Rehabilitation in Yates Center after a long illness. She was born August 15, 1951 in Neodesha, KS to Donald Waldron and Beulah (Hasty) Waldron. She graduated from Neodesha High School in1969.
She works 20 plus year’s bartending and with the auxiliary at the Eagles in Neodesha. She always had an open door and loved helping any one she could.
Rita is survived by her children, Duane Leedy and wife Beth, Darron Leedy and wife Angela, David Leedy and wife Amanda and Dezi Hume; and mother Vi Waldron; 3 sisters, Janet Isabell, Rita Nolan and Gloria Ratliff,13 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
Rita is preceded in death by parents; 2brothers Lloyd Waldron and Larry Waldron and a sister; Nancy Organ.
A Visitation will be held Thursday July 12, 2018 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Loran Fawcett Chapel in Neodesha, KS. Services will be held Friday July 13, 2018 at 4:00pm at Loran Fawcett Chapel in Neodesha, KS.
Memorials can be left in Rita’s name to the American Cancer Association or to the Down Syndrome Association and can be left with Loran Fawcett Chapel. On line condolences can be left to the family by going to www.loranfawcettfuneralhome.com


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  1. Vickie Preston
    Whitesburg, GA

    I am sorry for your loss. Rita Sue would call me and talk about nothing but we always laughted and ended with love you. I was older and she and my sister Jeannies age. Us cousins sure could get into trouble without trying!! Ha ha . I am praying for ypu all!!

  2. Linda and John Shipley
    Olathe, KS

    Sorry to hear of Rita's passing. I grew up with her in the neighborhood. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family .

  3. Chuck and Tina Burton
    Dyersburg, TN

    David and Amanda, we're very sorry for your loss. Please know that we're thinking of you two as well as Alayna and Ryder.

  4. Dolores (Newland) Nangle
    Herrin, IL

    Rita I'll never forget all the fun we had growing up. From the bowling alley to the DQ to the pool and to the parties. God has you in His care now.

  5. Tommy Tucker & the Blytheville Systems Group
    Blytheville, AR

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time.

  6. Kathi Cordes Kellee
    Horseheads, NY

    Beth Ann, I’m so sorry for your loss. Heaven has received another precious angel. I love you...Aunt Kathi

  7. Jimmy Crocker
    Neodesha, KS

    I'm very sorry for your loss I will be keeping the family in my prayers!

  8. LeeAnn Rice
    Liberty, MO

    So very sorry for your loss, praying for you all. So many fond memories that I will cherish. Love you all

  9. Renee
    Steele, MO

    Thank you

  10. Lisa Parks
    Neodesha, KS

    She was a good friend.I will miss her always.So sorry for your loss.

  11. Peggy Ramey Quigley
    Clinton, IA

    She was one of a kind, she always had a smile on her face and a golden heart. I haven't seen Rita for a lot of years but I have known her all my life. Rita, you will never be forgotten. You were a soulful, energetic, funny beautiful lady inside and out. Fly high into the heavens girl!! You will be greatly missed by many!!

  12. Cindy Williams
    Neodesha, KS

    Thank you for being such a wonderful neighbor to my great grandmother and my grandparents and my mother.

  13. Sandy (Buel) Thompson
    Independence, KS

    Dear Janet and others, I am so sorry to hear of Rita's passing. Bless her heart, she fought the good fight. I have known her since I was about 13. Would see her off and on. Always loved her pretty hair and her sense of humor. I remember when she worked at the Peter Pan ice cream store, my sister worked there too. Rest peacefully, Rita Sue.

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