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Lucille Lillian Hausmann Leibrock

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Lucille Lillian Hausmann Leibrock, 89, of Indianapolis, passed away Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010.

She was born Jan. 31, 1921 in Chicago to the late Frederick and Gertrude Consoer Hausmann and was married to Edward J. Leibrock on May 28, 1943 in New Orleans.

Lucille worked in the Chicago offices of the Milwaukee Railroad during World War II and helped put her husband through Northwestern University. After the end of the war, she and Ed moved to Toledo, Ohio, where four of their five children were born. In 1972, they moved to Indianapolis.

Lucille was a devoted mother who worked tirelessly in community service. In addition to volunteering in her children's schools, she was a member of the IMA Alliance and the Speedway chapter of PEO. She volunteered as a literacy tutor knitted stocking caps for the newborns of the NIC Unit of Methodist Hospital, and created handmade quilts for the children's hospice. She was an avid reader, an art enthusiast, a devoted wife, mother and friend of the community.

Lucille is survived by her husband of 67 years, Edward J. Leibrock of Indianapolis; daughters Kathryn Allison of Carmel and Elizabeth (Fred) Perner of Denver; sons, John E (Susan) Leibrock of Indianapolis, Edward J Leibrock Jr. of Clayton, N.C. and James E Leibrock of Filmore; nine grandchildren and two great-grandsons.

A memorial service celebrating Lu's life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Westside Garden Plaza Chapel at 8616 W. 10th St. in Indianapolis.

Memorial contributions may be made to PEO Continuing Education, Unity, or the Lebanon Children's Home. Arrangements are entrusted to The Cremation Society of Indiana.