Ila Leaf

  • Born: October 20, 1926
  • Died: November 29, 2019
  • Location: Rock Falls, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

1002 12th Avenue
Rock Falls, IL 61071

Tel. (815) 626-6311

Tribute & Message From The Family

ROCK FALLS – Ila Leaf, 93 of Rock Falls passed away on Friday November 29, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family.

Ila was born on October 20, 1926 in Rock Falls, the daughter of C. Leland and Gladys (Forsee) Lee. She married Sam Leaf on June 24, 1945. He passed away on November 23, 1998. Together they had five sons and one daughter. Ila was a full time wife, homemaker, mother nurse, cook, baker and referee. You name it, she had it covered. She was a life long member of the Rock Falls United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her sons: Terry (Sandy) Leaf, Jim Leaf, Doug (Chrissy) Leaf all of Sterling and Jack (Wynee) Leaf and Mike (Sherry) Leaf of Rock Falls; grandchildren: Becky (Jim), Jenny (Tim), Keri, Raechelle (Kyle), Rian (Amanda), Sean (Tosha), Megan (Beau), Alex and Dylan; several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and her daughter Sally in infancy.

Visitation will be Thursday December 5, 2019 from 9 – 10:30 AM followed by the funeral at 10:30 AM in the McDonald Funeral Home, 1002 12th Avenue in Rock Falls. The Reverend Soloman Sudhaker officiating. Burial will conclude at Coloma Twp. Cemetery.

Memorials to Gaffey home and Hospice and to the Rock Falls Optimist Club.


Condolence & Memory Journal

We were sorry to hear about your mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with your whole family.

Posted by Bruce and jennie Terveer - Rock falls, IL - Family Friend   December 10, 2019

Herman and I send our prayers and condolences to all of the Leaf family. We just moved to Luther Manor Nursing Home in Dubuque, Iowa on October 7 of this year. Herman has been battling Parkinson's for about 7 years,

Posted by Marlene Lenaburg - rock falls, IL - Neighbor   December 03, 2019