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Lesa Job

d. September 27, 2012


Lesa M. Job, age 43 of Hamilton, IL, died Thursday, September 27, 2012 at her home following a three and a half year battle with cancer.

Lesa was born February 5, 1969 in Quincy, IL, a daughter of Jesse L. and Jane East Job.

She married James Bunn and they were the parents of a daughter, Ashlee. She later married Dennis Leggett and they were the parents of Jayna, Nora, Joshua, Ritchie and Justus.

Survivors include her mother, Jane Job, of Kahoka, MO; three sons: Joshua "George" Payne, Ritchie Payne and Justus Leggett, all of Keokuk, IA; three daughters: Ashlee(Mrs. Tom) McKnight of Keokuk, IA, Jayna (Mrs. Landon) LeMaster of Kahoka, MO, and Nora Job of New London, IA; three grandchildren, Cale, Addie, and Chloe McKnight of Keokuk, IA; her fiancé, Robert Rohrbough of Hamilton, IL and his children and grandchildren: Amanda (Mrs. Nick) Capaldo, Addie and Ellie, Amy Rohrbough, Brooke and Taylor, all of Warsaw, IL and Alexis Rohrbough of Ft. Madison, IA; two brothers, Michael Job of Burlington, IA and Kevin (Peggy) Job of Sutter, IL; three sisters: LeAnne (Mrs. Darrell) Thornton of Midland, TX, Julie Kluth of Duncan, AZ and Tonya Callas of New London, IA; as well as nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles, cousins and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her father and a nephew, David Wheeler.

Lesa was a graduate of Hamilton High School. She had worked several places including St. Louis Gear and Duck's Red Fox in Hamilton. Most of her working life was spent as a CNA and caregiver for others. She was able to take of her father until his death and her mother as long as she was physically able.

Lesa's faith was a very important part of her life. She was baptized at the Church of New Beginnings in Keokuk, IA where she was a member. She was accepting and a mom to everyone and would help someone or give to someone even if it meant she would do without.

She loved 4-wheelers, motorcycles and the color purple. She loved to snuggle, watch movies, drink coffee and eat cookies. She enjoyed growing flowers and spoiling her grandchildren and children. She always had a purse full of candy to share with any children she was around. She fought a good fight and thought more of others than herself until the very end. Well done, good and faithful servant.

Graveside services wrtr held Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 1 p.m. at the Zion Cemetery, rural Kahoka, MO with Pastor Bob Payne officiating. Special music was recordings: "If I Die Young", "Scarlet Ribbons" and "Red Solo Cup".

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