Colleen LeClair

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Funeral services for Mrs. Colleen LeClair, 57, of Everly, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 24, at Warner Funeral Home in Everly. Rev. Bud Watts will officiate.

Visitation will begin at noon Friday, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Everly.

Interment will take place in Lone Tree Cemetery in Everly.

Mrs. LeClair passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2010, at home in Everly.

Colleen Kay LeClair, the daughter of Wilbur and Ruth (Stukey) Anderson, was born December 16, 1952, in Spencer. Her childhood years were spent on a farm near Terril., where she received her education, graduating from Terril High School. Colleen worked at the Spencer Veneer Plant after high school, where she worked for five years.

Colleen married Thomas W. LeClair on March 18, 1974, in Sioux Falls, S.D. Following their marriage, they farmed near Everly. She worked at the Eaton Corporation until her retirement in December of 2007 after 25 years of service. Following her retirement, they spent their summers in Custer, S.D., and their winters in Sebring, Fla. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Everly. Colleen also was an active member of the Spencer Moose Lodge No. 496 and the Women of the Moose Chapter No. 1069 in Spencer. She was also an avid fan and collector of Elvis Presley memorabilia.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers: Bobby and Billy Anderson; and a stepdaughter, Elizabeth LeClair.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Thomas LeClair of rural Everly; two sons: Chad LeClair and his wife, Felice of Hartley, and Alan LeClair of Atlantic City, N.J.; seven grandchildren; her mother-in-law, Clara Wieben of Everly; other relatives and many friends.

Warner Funeral Home in Everly is in charge of arrangements.