Leslie returned home to be with her Lord and Savior on January 20, 2022 in La Paz, BCS, Mexico where she lived. His dream was to retire and live near a beach. She retired and moved to La Paz in 2017, and lived within walking distance of the beach.
Leslie was born March 15, 1948 in Chicago, Illinois, living in the suburbs with her parents, Frank and Ginnie LeVitus, and her sister Penny. Having attended high school there and in Grier PA. She eventually moved to California where she attended Santa Barbara City College for a time.
Living in several states, Leslie has worked in many professions including: retail, the wine industry, being a paralegal and several home-based businesses.
Her courage and sense of adventure were shown when Leslie decided to pursue her dream. After lots of “homework” to prepare for her move, Leslie packed up her car, including 3 rescue cats, and headed to La Paz from California, where she lived, to a new country where she knew nothing. person. long to develop many friendships and become an active member of Crossroads Christian Fellowship in La Paz.
Leslie’s passion was to serve the Lord and save animals. She has volunteered in a horse ministry for children with special needs and also, a dog rescue group that rescued and tried to place dogs in “forever homes”. Her passion for serving and rescuing was demonstrated when Leslie drove 2 rescue dogs from La Paz to a “no kill” shelter in California. This not only demonstrates his selfless care for animals, but also his caring, nurturing personality and nurturing his many friendships, some dating back to elementary school.
Like her mother, Leslie was a wonderful cook with a gift for hospitality. She has never known a stranger and would give her shirt to anyone who needed it. His sense of humor was always present and animated many conversations.
Leslie was predeceased by her parents, Frank and Ginnie LeVitus, and her aunt and uncle, Jack and Janice Robertson. She leaves behind a sister, Penny, many cousins and friends, and many unsaved animals.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to any animal shelter of your choice.
Funeral services will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Solvang, CA on April 21, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
Loper Funeral Chapel, directors