Leslie I. Teets (58) of Mattoon


Published on November 28 2012 9:20 am

Leslie I. Teets, 58 of Mattoon, entered eternal rest at 1:15 PM Monday, November 26, 2012 at Sara Bush Lincoln Healthcare Center, Mattoon.

A visitation will be 1-3 PM Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Pagel Funeral Home, Watson followed by burial of her ashes in the Watson Cemetery. Memorials are requested to the family.

Leslie was born on April 21, 1954 in Dayton, Montgomery Co., OH the daughter of Quentin “Corky” D. and Phyllis J. (Pollard) Sowder.  She had worked as a CNA with Lincoln Land Visiting Nurses and as a graphic artist with Yellowbook.

Surviving are her children, Rochelle (Thomas) White of Mattoon, Carol (Shawn) Robison of Effingham, and Justin (Jessica) Teets of Indianapolis, brothers, Michael (Maude) Sowder of Mattoon and David (Roshan) Sowder of San Francisco, CA, sisters, Jacquelyn “Jackie” (Daniel) Mundy of Watson, and, Stephanie (Ron) Taylor of Effingham, sister in law, Jane Sowder of Houston, TX, grandchildren, Jordan Hudson, Aaron and Jacob Wiebking, Hannah White, Johnathan White, Zachary Teets, Malia Coates, Gregory Robison, and Noah Alsup.

Preceding her in death were her parents and especially close brother, Matt “Tater” Sowder.