Mary McComb 1925-2021

Mary McComb, 95, of Muscatine, Iowa, passed away on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, at Lutheran Living Senior Campus. 

A private funeral service will be held at a later date. Burial will take place in Springhill Cemetery in Whiting. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to

Mary was born on Oct. 3, 1925, in Whiting, the daughter of William and Ethel Lawrence Parrett. She married Wayne Leeth and later married Chester McComb. Both husbands preceded her in death. 

She loved her grandchildren and family was always first. 

Mary is survived by her children, Nancy Carothers and husband Michael of Muscatine, Iowa, and Gary Leeth and wife Bonnie of Topeka; four grandchildren, Eric, Trevor, Brittany and Curtis; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and five brothers. 


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