Rachel Ann Leatherock Alexander Feek Gutru


Rachel Ann Leatherock Alexander Feek Gutru, passed away on June 1, 2017 from lung cancer at the age of 97. Rachel was born June 14, 1919 in Sleepyeye, Minnesota to Lloyd and Mabel Leatherock.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her sisters Mary and her identical twin Ruth. She was also preceded in death by husbands Roy Alexander, Joe Feek and Bob Gutru along with stepson Daniel Feek. Rachel is survived by sons Pat and Bill Alexander; stepdaughters Maryann Olson and Jeneen Nixon and stepson Thomas Feek also 13 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. In her younger years, she was an accomplished ice figure skater and tennis player. Her later years were spent playing golf, traveling the world and making many wonderful friends. Rachel had a strong and positive personality and was bright and articulate until the very end. 

She attended three years of college and Colorado College where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority The family wants to sincerely thank the incredible and caring staff at Mountain Meadows as they gave her loving and thorough care. 

There will be an open Memorial held at Mountain Meadows, 320 Park Avenue, Leavenworth, Washington on June 14, which would have been her 98th birthday at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the American Cancer Society.

Ward’s Funeral Chapel Leavenworth is in charge of the arrangements.

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