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Margaret "Margie" K. Leckner, 81, of Park Rapids, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 at her daughter's home near Akeley.

Margaret Kena Fearn was born April 10, 1932 to Gurney and Avis (Mitchell) Fearn in Park Rapids. She grew up and attended Park Rapids Schools.

She was united in marriage to James William Leckner April 20, 1950 in Dorset. She worked for Wonewok for 27 years, retiring in 1987.

Margie enjoyed golfing and was a member of Headwaters Country Club for many years and gathered a great many friends from there. During those years she got a Hole-In-One. She enjoyed gardening and the outdoors and spent many hours caring for her plants indoors and out. Margie also enjoyed traveling.

She is survived by her husband, James Leckner of Park Rapids; children, daughter, Connie (Tom) Grimler of Akeley; sons, Will Leckner of Park Rapids, and Steven (Robyn) Leckner; grandchildren, Scott Dickinson, Bryan Dickinson, Kena (Ellis) Blevins, Kara Blevins, Taylor Leckner, Coleman Leckner, Daniel Leckner, Michael Leckner, Laura Leckner and Nathan Leckner; 18 great- grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Gurney and Avis (Mitchell) Fearn; and son, Gene A. Leckner.

Memorial service: 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at Cease Family Funeral Home Chapel in Park Rapids. Pastor Roger Olson is the officiant. Jane Wolff is the organist and Dave "Lefty" Anderson will sing "Just a Closer Walk with Thee" and "Take My Hand Precious Lord."

Visitation: one hour before the service.

Honorary urnbearers: Margie's grandsons, Daniel Leckner, Coleman Leckner, Scott Dickinson, Bryan Dickinson, Michael Leckner and Nathan Leckner.

Inurnment: Lake Emma Cemetery at Lake Emma.

Cease Family Funeral Home of Park Rapids, served the family. You may leave online condolences at