OTTUMWA – Leslie Kathleen Orman, 72, of rural Ottumwa died at 2:32 p.m. August 9, 2019 at the Monroe County Hospital.
She was born December 27, 1946 in Chariton, IA to Harold and Gladys Turner Borger. She married William Archie Orman October 9, 1964.
Leslie held various jobs including driving a school bus, working at Neva’s Noodles and operating an in-home daycare. She retired from Wal-Mart where she worked in the photo department.
She enjoyed fishing, camping, boating, sewing, watching old movies, vacationing to Florida and watching Wheel of Fortune. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family.
Surviving is her husband, Bill; four children, Kent (Mei Mei) Orman, Sherry (Kevin) Sylvester, Terri Wiggins and Karl (Deb) Orman; five grandchildren, Erin Sylvester (Brent Yates), Blaine Sylvester, Clayton Orman, Shayn Wiggins and Madalyn Wiggins; a great grandson, Nolan Scott; two brothers, John (Sheila) Borger and Sam Borger; along with many other extended family members.
She was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents; two sisters, Christiana Borger and Cynthia Kaestner; and brother, Fr. Theodore Borger.
Her body has been cremated. A time to celebrate her life will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday at B.P.O. Elks Lodge #347 in Ottumwa.
Memorials may be made to Parkinson Disease Association Iowa Chapter, the Autism Society of Iowa or Monroe County Hospital.