Leanna “Annie” McCourt, 87, of Atchison, KS died on Wednesday, September 05, 2018 at the Atchison Senior Village.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM on Monday, Sept. 10th, 2018 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Ziegler officiating. Burial will follow in the Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, KS. The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until time of service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Jude’s Hospital or Atchison Senior Village and may be sent in care of the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Leanna was born on April 12, 1931 in Atchison KS the daughter of Edward J. and Leona (Chambers) Diffley. She had attended the Terry Grade School and Valley Chapel Grade School, Rushville, MO before graduating from Rushville High School in 1949. Leanna worked as a machine operator (Surger) for the former Saunders Mop Factory, Atchison KS. She enjoyed camping, babysitting, working with flowers, and especially spending time with grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She was married to Stephen McCourt on July 3, 1951 in Atchison, KS. Mr. McCourt preceded her in death on March 1, 2018. Survivors include a son Ronald (Lisa) McCourt, Kearney, NE, a daughter, Debbie (Terry) Robinson, Lancaster, KS, six grandchildren, three step grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and seven step great grandchildren. Her parents, husband, a daughter Diana Lynn McCourt, daughter-in-law Cindi McCourt and a brother, John E. Diffley also preceded her in death.