Isobel Leckie Ryder
August 16, 1926 ‒ March 15, 2017
Isobel Leckie Ryder, 90, of Mansfield, Ohio, passed away March 15, 2017 surrounded by loving family. Isobel was born August 16, 1926 to Robert and Jeanie Leckie. Her loving husband of 65 years of marriage, James L. Ryder, preceded her in death.
Isobel attended Baldwin Wallace College and was a remarkable wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Her pride in her Scottish heritage and her love for her family were dearest to her heart. She spent her life serving God and all those around her. As an active member of her church and a school teacher, she touched the lives of many. Always quick with a smile and a kind word, she made friends wherever she went. It wasn’t uncommon for her to make a new friend standing in the checkout line of a grocery store.
Surviving are her children, two daughters Jeanie Glaze of Prospect, OH; Judy Hayes of Newport, RI and her husband Michael; two sons, James R. (Maxine Brown) Ryder of Aberdeen, NC; John Ryder and his wife Nancy of South Bend, IN. She is also survived by one sister, Alexa Wayne, of Novato, CA. Her five grandchildren include Joshua Glaze and his wife Sarah, Jeanie Smith and her husband Scott, Jarrod Glaze, Jacqueline Glaze, and Malcolm Ryder. She is also survived by her three great-grandchildren, Max and Neve Smith, and Johanna Glaze.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, May Myers and Jean Heinmiller; and two brothers, Roy Leckie and Frank Leckie.
Visitation will be Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Lakewood Park Cemetery Chapel, 22025 Detroit Road, Rocky River, OH 44116 from 11:30AM to 12Noon; A funeral service will immediately at 12Noon with Pastor Jon Fancher officiating; Burial will follow the funeral service.
The family would like to invite friends and family for a meal that will be held immediately following the services at Burntwood Tavern, 19304 Detroit Rd, Rocky River, OH.
The Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion are honored to be serving the Ryder family; condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com