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Eileen (Ellis) Leslie
Eileen was born in Silverton, Colo. on June 13, 1929 and passed away peacefully Feb. 16, 2012 at her home in Barstow. She was the oldest of seven girls born to Forest (Frosty) and Dora Ellis. She graduated from Bishop High School in 1948 and married Gene Leslie the same year. They moved to Barstow in 1965 when she went to work for California Interstate Telephone Company. After retiring, they returned to Barstow.
She loved fishing, quilting, scrounging and her family.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Gene; daughters, Kathy Cunningham of Bishop and Kandi Leslie of Barstow; son, Gene Leslie of Barstow; four grandchildren, Dianna Thiede of Washoe Valley, Nev., Tawney Nelson of Las Vegas, Nev. and Ryan and Chris Millette of Barstow; four great-grandchildren; her sisters, Pat Mathieu, Carol Nicholes (Holland), Norma Samari, Gerry Kerley, Barbara Webster (Bob) and Avis Godown, all of Bishop; brother-in-law, Clarence Leslie (Beverly) of Barstow; sister-in-law, Ruth Morsette (Bill), of Barstow; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.