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Linda K. Leeser

October 22, 1947 ~ September 28, 2021 (age 73)


Linda K. Leeser, 73, of Panama City Beach, Florida passed away at 5:45 a.m. Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at St. Joseph Health System, Mishawaka, Indiana.  Linda was born on October 22, 1947 in South Bend, Indiana to Edward and Marjorie (Adams) Petitgoue.  She was incredibly kind, loving, generous, and above all selfless.  Celebrating holidays, big hugs and kisses, taking pictures, and all the colors of that autumn brings were just a few of her favorite things.  But the unconditional love shared, and memories made with family and close friends is what she cherished most.  She will be greatly missed but never forgotten and will continue to live on in each of us every day.  She had been the owner of the Head Shed Hair Salon in Lydick for over 20 years.  On April 28, 1973, in South Bend, Indiana she married Paul “PJ” Leeser, who survives.  Linda is also survived by her daughter, Sarah Leeser of Panama City Beach, Florida; two sons, Ryan (Jeanette) Leeser of Denver, Colorado and Corey Leeser of Panama City Beach, Florida; niece, Lindsey (Carey) Petitgoue of Panama City Beach, Florida; four grandchildren, Riley, Lexi, Maddox, and Liliana; and her sister, Connie (Craig) Petitgoue of South Bend, Indiana.  Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Marjorie Petitgoue; her sister, Pamela Petitgoue, and her nephew, Randy Nixon.  Private Family Services will take place.  Burial will follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.  The family wishes to thank the great doctors and nurses at St. Joseph Health System.  Memorial contributions may be directed to Pet Refuge or Angel Flight Soars.  Kaniewski Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  To send online condolences, please visit

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