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Agnes Whiting - Leffler

September 18, 1937 ~ March 20, 2020 (age 82)


Agnes Whiting Leffler, age 82, of Benton, passed away at 12:55 a.m. Friday, March 20, 2020 at her residence.

Her wishes were to be cremated.  A Memorial Graveside Service will be held at a future date.

The Leffler Funeral Home of Benton is in charge of the arrangements.

Agnes was born on September 18, 1937 in Valier, Illinois, the daughter of Jacob Raubach and Ruth (Craddock) Raubach. She first would marry Bobby Whiting in 1956, and he passed away in December of 1967. Years later she would marry Glen Maxwell Leffler and he preceded her in death in April of 1997.

She worked at the West Frankfort Post Office from 1978 to 1992, before being a pharmacy tech in Denver, Co.

Agnes enjoyed playing Bingo, going to horse races, reading, working crossword puzzles, playing cards, jig-saw puzzles, and gambling.

Surviving are two children: Larry Whiting of Benton, and Jane Whiting and husband Donald Olson of Palatine; grandchildren: Megan Whiting, Josh Whiting, Lauren Kemp, J.D. Whiting, Deanna Whiting, Logan Olson, Alexandra Olson, and Lance White; great-grandchildren: Lily Whiting, Savannah Whiting, Emily Kemp, Jackson Whiting, Anthony Jack Kemp, and Chris Zigler; three sisters: Charlotte Cienki of Hazelton, PA, Shirley Finney of Herrin, Marguerite McFarland of ElPaso, TX, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; a son: Doug Whiting; great-grandchild C.J. Kemp; a sister: Barbara Batts; four brothers: Fred Raubach, Junior Raubach, Kenny Keller, and Karl Keller.

Memorial contributions may be made to the National COPD Action Plan; or to the Wounded Warrior Project.

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