Leona Julia Tuttle, 76, Gove, died June 10, 2012, at the Gove County Medical Center in Quinter.
She was born June 25, 1935, at Grainfield, the daughter of John and Myrtle Bartrop Schmidt.
She married John Marshall Tuttle Aug. 11, 1952. He preceded her in death May 2, 1999.
Survivors include sons, Jon Tuttle, Scott City, and Von Tuttle and Leon Tuttle, both Gove; daughters, Gwen Kramer, Meriden, Lorsey Thompson, Olathe, Rose Packard, Grainfield, Sandra Lonas, Moneta, Va., Rita Shogren, Satanta, and Lana Durkee, Flagstaff, Ariz.; sisters, Gloria Fellholter, Show Low, Ariz., Ruth Golf, Ulysses, and Celia Bird, Quinter; 23 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
Services were June 14 at the Gove Community Bible Church. Interment was in the Gove Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to the Gove Community Bible Church, Gove County Historical Association, Gove County Hospital Auxiliary, or Wheatland Education Foundation and sent in care of Schmitt Funeral Home, 901 S. Main, Quinter, 67752.
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