Mary Leland, 84

Mary E. Leland, 84, Wabash, passed away at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at her residence. 

She was born in Kokomo on Jan. 5, 1935, to the late Ralph C. Metzger and Ethel (Hendricks) Kerr.
Mary graduated from Lagro High School. 

She married James McNoldy in 1981; he passed away in 1995.  She then married Wendell Leland in 2004.
Mary was a member of the Wabash Presbyterian Church.  She owned the Blue Rabbit Antique Store in Wabash. Mary enjoyed antiquing, loved to travel and cooking for friends and family.

Mary is survived by her husband, Wendell; two sons, John (Susie) Martin, of Roann, and Jeff (Michelle) Martin, of Kasilof, Alaska; two grandchildren, Todd (Krys) Martin, and Greg (Rebecca) Martin and eight great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by one brother, Lewis and one sister, Bessie.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 28, 2019, at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash. 

Pastor Tyler Leland will be the officiant.  Burial will follow at Falls Cemetery, Wabash.

Calling hours for friends and family will be two hours prior to the funeral services, starting at 9:00 a.m.

Preferred memorials are to Wabash Parkview Hospice.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Posted on 2019 Jun 26