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Kevin Ross Leske (1937–1964)

Kevin Ross Leske, of Ramco, was born in March, 1937, at Waikerie, as the only son of Edwin Hugo Leske, and Norma Edna, née Hartwig. He was baptised in St Paul's Ramco, on April 18, 1937, by Pastor G. E. Fehlberg.

On December 9, 1951, he was confirmed in St Paul's, Ramco by Pastor T. J. Fuhlbohm.

Prior to his marriage he worked on his father's property at Oxford Landing.

On October 31, 1959, he was married to Dorothy Margaret Traeger, of Cadell. Pastor E. H. Proeve performed the ceremony in St Paul's Ramco. On July 19, 1961 they were blessed with a daughter, Christine Gail.

After being an inmate at the local hospital for some days he was transferred to the Adelaide Hospital on Saturday, 9th and was called out of this life on Wednesday, August 12, at the age of 27 years.

He leaves to mourn their sad loss his young wife, his little daughter Christine, his father and mother, his only sister Joylene, also his in-laws, and many relatives and friends.

The funeral took place on Friday, August 14, in the Ramco Church and the Ramco Cemetery.

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'Leske, Kevin Ross (1937–1964)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 16 June 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


March, 1937
Waikerie, South Australia, Australia


14 August, 1964 (aged 27)
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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