Leona Flahive

Leona Flahive

RANTOUL – Leona (Lee) M. Flahive, 84, of Rantoul passed away at 11:29 a.m. Monday (July 7, 2014) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

She was born Feb. 23, 1930, a daughter of Herbert and Lena Woller. She married John Ireland on March 29, 1949, at Rantoul. They had three sons, Jim, David and Bob. She married Peter Flahive on Dec. 27, 1981. Peter passed away on June 3, 1989.

Leona was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Charles; and her three sons and their father.

She is survived by two granddaughters, Nicole (Tim) Porter of Las Vegas, Nev., and Amber (Keith) Bartelmey of North Aurora; and two great-grandchildren, Cash Porter and Hannah Bartelmey.

She is also survived by four sisters, Betty (Don) Nigg of Green Valley, Ariz., Shirley (Bernie) Taylor of Urbana, Carolyn (Bill) Quinlan of Rantoul and Jean (Jerry) Eastham of Savoy; and one brother, Darrell Woller of Watseka.

The family will be holding a private service at a later date. Baier Family Funeral Services, Paxton, is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be offered at www.baierfuneralservices.com.