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Jeffrey Allen “Jeff” Leiker

KSAL StaffSeptember 9, 2019

Jeffrey Allen “Jeff” Leiker, 56, of McPherson, Kansas, passed away at 2:02 a.m., Sunday, August 25th, 2019 peacefully at Hospice House, Hutchinson, Kansas.

Jeffrey was born in Hays, Kansas on April 8, 1963, a son of Alexander P. and Mary Ellen (Quint) Leiker.

Jeff attended the Hays, Kansas City, Kansas, and Wilson schools.

Through the years Jeff worked as a farm hand, in floor construction for Kit Manufacturer and later for Road Ranger and spent almost 30 years as a machine operator for Wear Technology all of McPherson.

Jeff enjoyed all kinds of sports, riding his motorcycle, going to races, watching tv, bowling, and spending time with his nephew.

He is survived by his sisters, Cindy Gerdes, of McPherson, Kansas, Cathy Leiker, of McPherson, Kansas and his nephew Adam Gerdes, of Fort Collins, Colorado.

Jeff was preceded in death by his parents, Alexander and Mary Ellen Leiker; a niece, Angel Lee Gerdes and a brother-in-law John Gerdes.

A time to celebrate Jeff’s life will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019 from Noon until 4:00 p.m. at the Lakeside Cabin, located at 300 North Lakeside Drive in McPherson. Please come by and say hi!

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Association and can be sent to Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home; 222 W. Euclid St., McPherson, Ks. 67460.

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