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In Memory of

Mary Elizabeth Leeper

April 7, 1936 - March 29, 2015

Obituary


Mary Elizabeth "Zibby" Pyle Leeper, 78, passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Idaho Falls, after a long battle with cancer. Zibby was born on April 7, 1936, in Gooding, Idaho. She was the fourth daughter of William and Ruby Pyle. After graduation from Gooding High School she attended Idaho State College for four year completing a degree in Elementary Education.

She married her high school sweetheart Rollie Leeper on June 17, 1957. She and Rollie had two children, Ann Leeper of Idaho Falls, and Paul Leeper of Kirkland, Washington. They have two...

Mary Elizabeth "Zibby" Pyle Leeper, 78, passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Idaho Falls, after a long battle with cancer. Zibby was born on April 7, 1936, in Gooding, Idaho. She was the fourth daughter of William and Ruby Pyle. After graduation from Gooding High School she attended Idaho State College for four year completing a degree in Elementary Education.

She married her high school sweetheart Rollie Leeper on June 17, 1957. She and Rollie had two children, Ann Leeper of Idaho Falls, and Paul Leeper of Kirkland, Washington. They have two grandsons, Matthew Bagshaw and Nathan Bagshaw, both of Idaho Falls.
Zibby is survived by her husband, Rollie; and sister, Peggy Weedmen of Helena, Montana. She was preceded in death by sisters, Ruth and Doris, and both parents.

Zibby taught school, mostly third grade for twenty-seven years. She especially liked teaching square dancing, putting on plays, cursive writing and art. She and Rollie enjoyed playing golf, playing bridge and reading in their spare time. Zibby and Rollie enjoyed spending their retirement winters in San Diego, California, and Sun City West, Arizona.

Funeral services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to Hospice of Eastern Idaho, 1810 Moran Street, Idaho Falls, Idaho 83401, or The Haven, 2480 S. Yellowstone, Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402. Online condolences may be left at www.buckmillerhann.com.