Jane Leitzel 1946-2021

Jane Leitzel 1946-2021

Jane E. Leitzel, 75, of Hoyt, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, at Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center in Topeka.

She was born Sept. 4, 1946, in Wichita, the daughter of Wayne and Virginia Stone O’Byrne. She graduated from Wichita South High School in 1964.

Mrs. Leitzel had worked as a secretary for Misco Oil Company in Wichita and later was the receptionist for the pre-school/daycare at Grace United Methodist Church in Wichita.

She was a member of the Social Order of the Beauceant.

She married Eldon Earl Leitzel on Nov. 5, 1994, at Grace United Methodist Church. He died July 8, 2019.

Survivors include a daughter, Christina Ann Frederick, Hoyt; a son, David Wayne Morris and wife Teresa, Wichita; a sister, Cathy Jamison and husband David, Monett, Mo.; a brother, Tim O’Byrne and wife Alecia, Topeka; six grandchhildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16 at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hoyt. Burial will follow in Hoyt Cemetery. Mrs. Leitzel will lie in state after 9 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, where family and friends will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Social Order of the Beauceant or Knight’s Templar, sent in care of Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, PO Box 280, Hoyt, KS 66440.

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