Martha L. Leyanna
January 15, 1926 – June 29, 2015
Martha L. Leyanna, 89, of Wilmington, DE, passed peacefully in her sleep on June 29, 2015.
Born January 15, 1926 in Colorado, Martha made her home in Delaware with US Army World War II veteran, Clarence A. Leyanna. Before his passing in 1995, they both enjoyed spending time at the Delaware Park racetrack. Her other hobbies included Scrabble, Bingo and making the best rice pudding and sticky buns for her family.
A loving grandmother, mother, and wife, Martha is survived by her three children, Margaret Stevenson of Newark, Mary Smith (Paul) of Middletown, David Leyanna (Patricia) of Sun City, Arizona, her four grandchildren, Dawn (Smith) Davis, Lisa (Smith) Lawson, Michelle (Stevenson) Johnson, William Stevenson Jr., and four great-grandchildren, Eric, Victoria, Marissa and Autumn. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Grace Herod.
A committal service will be held at 10 am on Thursday morning, July 2, 2015, in the chapel of the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.