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Mary Ellen Leach

09/07/1938 - 05/12/2020

Mary Ellen Threet Leach, 81, passed away peacefully on May 12, 2020, in Arizona City, AZ. Mary was born on September 7, 1938, to Sterling Conway Threet and Beulah Black Threet in Lovell, Wy.  Mary graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in teacher education. Mary and her husband, Kerry Wolbert, lived in Western Samoa for eight years, where she taught at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints school and wrote the curriculum. Some of Mary’s hobbies included reading, sewing, teaching piano, singing, and oil painting. Before retiring, she enjoyed teaching preschool in her home. She had a great love for and faith in God and in His son, Jesus Christ.

Mary is survived by her children, Janice (and Richard) Walton, Greg Wolbert, and Steven Wolbert; grandchildren, Daniel Walton, Andrew Walton, Bradley Walton, Damon Wolbert, and Jordan Wolbert; and sisters, Marlene Yardley and Marjorie Cardon. She is preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Conway Black Threet. Her family and friends love her and will miss her.

Her viewing was held at 12 PM on Monday, May 18, 2020, at Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ 85201 followed by a graveside service at 12:30 PM at Mesa Cemetery, 1212 N. Center St., Mesa, AZ 85201.

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