December 22, 1932 - December 9, 2018
Marcella Ann Leybold, daughter of Carl and Josephine Stander, wife of Norman, passed away on Sunday, December 9, after a brief illness. Marcella was born in Greenwood on December 22, 1932. After graduating Ashland High School, she moved to Lincoln, where she married and raised three children.
Marcella worked as a bookkeeper at Woodman Accident & Life Insurance Co. and Lincoln Telephone & Telegraph before becoming a full-time homemaker, volunteering at Brownell Elementary School, and serving as Cub Scout den mother. In 1987, she became office manager for the Lincoln AA Central Service Office, a position she held for 30 years.
Marcella was preceded in death by her parents and husband, and is survived by her children: Marlin, Christopher (Kathie) of Lincoln; Karla (David Valone) of Bristol, Tenn., and grandchildren: Nicholas Leybold of Cherry Point, N.C., Natalie Leybold of Lincoln; Ariana and Sandra Leybold of Lincoln; Amelia, Jasper, and Arabella Taylor of Bristol, Tenn.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. and rosary at 10:30 a.m., all on Monday, December 17, at St. John's Catholic Church (7601 Vine St) in Lincoln. Memorials can be directed to the church or Wounded Warrior Project. Online condolences can be left at www.bmlfh.com.