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Official Obituary of

Leafie June Sammons

September 30, 1925 ~ May 21, 2023 (age 97) 97 Years Old

Leafie Sammons Obituary

Leafie June Sammons, 97, of Grand Junction, Colorado passed away peacefully on May 21, 2023. She was born on September 30, 1925 in Ohio City, Colorado.

Leafie was the oldest of 10 children. Having no children of her own, she spent her life mothering her younger siblings; Betty, Mary, Edward, Melvin, Nancy, Everett, Wanda, Jimmy and Richard, who all preceded her in death. Leafie liked to say she was “the last Leaf on the tree”. She grew up in Gunnison and graduated from Gunnison High School and attended nursing school in Denver becoming an RN. Leafie worked at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction for 45 years as a surgical recovery nurse. Leafie was a devoted Catholic who dedicated her life to helping others. She was an avid bowler and enjoyed fishing and the outdoors. She had a great sense of humor and good spirit.

Her funeral mass will be on June 1, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Parish in Salida, CO. Burial to follow at Fairview Cemetery.

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Funeral Mass
June 1, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
5th and D Street
Salida, Colorado 81201


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