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Elsie M. Lecher, 87, of Greensburg, passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017, at Hickory Creek Nursing Home. She was born Oct. 15, 1929, in Campbell County, Kentucky, to Clyde and Alma Carolyn (Messmer) Clark.
Elsie graduated from New Point High School. She worked as a secretary for Doctor Wood, she was the bookkeeper of St. Mary's for 17 years, and she worked for Wickens Insurance in Greensburg.
Elsie was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, and the Evening Bells Home-Ec Club. She enjoyed cooking, baking, and gardening.
Elsie was married to Joseph J. "Joe" Lecher on Feb. 23, 1952, and he preceded her in death on June 17, 2014.
She is survived by her sons, David Lecher, and Mike (Barb) Lecher, both of Greensburg; grandchildren, Clark (Michelle) Lecher, and Elizabeth Lecher, both of Lebanon; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Howard Clark; and sisters, Ruth Windgassen and Edith Hamer.
A Rosary will be prayed at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19, followed by visitation from 4 to 7 p.m. at Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home in Greensburg. Funeral Mass begins at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 20 at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Rev. John Meyer officiating. Interment will follow at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the St. Mary's Church Building Fund or to Susan G. Komen.
Online condolences can be made at www.popfuneralhome.com.
Published on April 14, 2017
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