Leslie Clemens

Posted Online: Feb. 19, 2013, 9:21 am
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Leslie R. Clemens, 60, of Albany, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at his home.
Memorial services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Erie Christian Church. There is no visitation. Cremation rites were accorded. Bosma-Renkes, Fulton, is in charge of arrangements
He was born Jan. 16, 1953, in Trenton, Mo., to Robert and Helen Gooch Clemens. He married Myrna Wing Connelly. He later married Betty Jo Markey Pettit Sept. 7, 2005.
Surviving are his wife, Betty; mother, Helen (Reuben) Dyrdahl; daughter, Charity Miller; sons, Jason (Emily) Connelly, Beau Connelly; stepdaughters, Julie Calcote, Ann Overstreet; nine grandchildren; brother, Kevin (Mary Beth) Clemens.


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