Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

March 17, 2013

Mary Lee Landgrave

Nov. 27, 1941 - March 15, 2013


— Mary Lee Landgrave, 71, Crawfordsville, passed away Friday, March 15, 2013, at her home. Born Nov. 27, 1941, in Crawfordsville, she was the daughter of Mary E. Counts and Floyd Smith, but was raised by David McClain as her father.

Her first marriage was to Donald E. McClure in Paris, Ill., her second to Dale Beard and her third to Harold “Whitey” Landgrave. They are all preceded her in death.

Growing up, she attended school in Pocahontas, Ill., and later at Crawfordsville High School. She was employed at R.R. Donnelley. She enjoyed quilting and cross-stitching. After living in Pocahontas and Crawfordsville, she lived in Sharpsville and Kokomo. She wintered in Mesa, Ariz.

Survivors include three daughters, Kathleen Joan Addler (Ron), Donna Sue Knight (Paul) and Shari Lynn Harrington; three stepchildren, Sandi Smith (John), Sherry Francey (Wayne) and Ed Landgrave (Cathy); sisters, Shirley May Cox and Betty Jane Chessir (Chico); stepsister-in-law, Harriet Moore; stepbrother-in-law, Cecil Landgrave (Joyce); friends, Gertie Cunningham, Joyce Hultz, Judy Morgan and Marilyn Minnick; Kokomo friends, Joyce Butler, Mary Klem, Doris, Sally, April and Bee; grandchildren, A.J. Hedge, Travis Harrington (Jami), Stephanie Hedge, Jarrod Harrington and Sharlotte Harrington; 11 additional grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two geat-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Burkhart Funeral Home in Crawfordsville, followed by burial in Ladoga Cemetery. Family and friends may pay their respects 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Donations in her memory may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 3500 DePauw Blvd., Suite 2070 Indianapolis, IN 46268. Online condolences may be made at www.BurkhartFH.com.