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Dorothy J. (Walton) Leiendecker

May 26, 1933 ~ June 19, 2020 (age 87)


Dorothy (Walton) Leiendecker of Baltimore passed away Friday, June 19, 2020 at the age of 87.

She was preceded in death by her parents Melvin and Cleatus Walton of Pickerington, husband Raymond “Pete” Leiendecker, infant daughter Patricia, son Raymond, great grandson Raymond “BJ’, 5 brothers and 1 sister.

Dorothy is survived by her son Jim (Robin) Leiendecker of Butler, daughter Peggy Leiendecker of Carroll, daughter in law Debra Leiendecker of Baltimore, sister Mary Helen (Bob)Stansberry of FL.  Dorothy was blessed to have 11 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and 7 great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She enjoyed crochet, Gin Rummy, canning, baking, reading, needle point, cross stitch, coloring and all arts and crafts.  She greatly loved spending time with her family and will be greatly missed.

The family would like to express their deepest gratitude to Dorothy’s long time caregiver and friend Margaret Stout.

The Johnson-Smith Funeral Home will provide a graveside service on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 11:30AM at Violet Cemetery in Pickerington OH with Pastor William Lavely officiating. There will be a visitation one hour prior to the graveside at the cemetery. Practice safe social distancing or watch the live stream at the funeral home facebook page.    Online condolences can be made at


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June 26, 2020

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Violet Cemetery, Ohio, Pickerington

Graveside Service
June 26, 2020

11:30 AM
Violet Cemetery, Ohio, Pickerington

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