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Elsa “Meemo” LeSage

January 5, 1913 - March 21, 2013

Elsa (Meemo) LeSage of Payson and Prescott Valley was called to her Heavenly Family on March 21, 2013.
She was born on a farm near Courtland, Kan. on Jan 5, 1913 to Agnes and Charlie Johnson, the third of eight children.
She married Leonard LeSage in 1935 and they had two girls, Joan and Peggy. They moved to Phoenix in 1955 and she worked in retail until retiring in 1985, living in Payson and Prescott Valley.
She is survived by her daughter, Peggy (Bill); granddaughters, Terri Briggs, Gaye Carrillo and Lisa Murphree (Randy); grandson, Chris Cumpton (Lisa); 11 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Joan King; two grandsons, Mike Brown and Rick Briggs; and a great-grandson, Joey Gonzales.
Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m., Saturday, March 30, with services following at Messinger Payson Funeral Home, 901 S. Westerly Road.