Leoda Josephine Wrzesien, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born Aug. 8, 1923 in Burnham, Ill., a daughter of Tomasz Wrzesien. She died Oct. 18 in Eureka Springs at the age of 85.
Ms. Wrzesien was a bindery operator for a printing company. She enjoyed bowling, gardening, traveling, needlepoint and bird watching. She was also a member of Mother of God Catholic Church in Burnham, Ill.
She is survived by two sons, Richard September and wife Jane of Eureka Springs and Bill Spiwak and wife Janet of Jacksonville, Fla.; one brother, Ben Wrzesien of Burnham, Ill.; one granddaughter, Jody September of Ft. Benning, Ga.; and a host of friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, her stepmother, Josephine Wrzesien, and one brother, Stephen Wrzesien.
There are no services scheduled at this time. Memorial donations may be made to the Carroll County S.O.R.T. Team, 251 Holiday Island Dr., Holiday Island, AR 72631 or to the Grassy Knob Fire Department, 12037 Hwy. 187, Eureka Springs, AR 72632. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.