Leona Ruth Kurz, 100, Leesburg, Florida passed away on August 13, 2017 at Lake Harris Inn, Leesburg, Florida. Mrs. Kurz was born on October 22, 1916 in Miami County, Indiana to her parents John McHale and Mary (Duncan) McHale. She retired from General Motors with 34 years of service as a Secretary. She and her late husband Hershel Kurz moved to the area in 1994 from Kokomo, Indiana and was of the Presbyterian faith. She is survived by her loving son: Emery Coon of Leesburg, FL; a sister: Mary Ellen Smith of Peru, Indiana; three grandchildren: Bradley J. Coon, Brian E. Coon and Debra R. Rech; six great-grandchildren: Ryan, Kayla, Katie, Rebecca, Hope and Holly. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Charles McHale, her late husband, Hershel Kurz and a daughter-in-law, Judith “Whiteford” Coon. A Graveside Service will be held on Monday, September 25, 2017 at 11:00AM at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Leesburg, Florida. Online condolences may be shared by visiting www.pagetheusfuneral.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Page-Theus Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Leesburg.