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Leland L. Boots Leighty
1919 - 2015
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Leland L. “Boots” Leighty, 95, Platteville, died on Monday, March 9 at ManorCare Health Services in Platteville.

Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Friday, March 13 at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory in Platteville. Rev. Richard Leffler officiated. Chapel military rites were accorded by American Legion Post #42 and VFW Post #5274. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Platteville. Visitation was from 9 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Leland “Boots” Leighty Memorial Fund. Online condolences can be made at

Complete obituary is in the March 18, 2015 issue of The Platteville Journal.