Leah Sisson Pace, 88, lifelong resident of Miles City, passed away at July 27, 2019 in her home after battling cancer for several months.
Leah was born September 6, 1930 in Dr. Lindeberg’s birthing house near the First Presbyterian Church in Miles City to Loren and Martha Sisson, pioneers in the Miles City area.
She married Jim Pace April 9, 1955 in Billings, Montana. Together they had three children (Donnie, Connie, and Sondra aka Charlie.) They built and remodeled several homes together and enjoyed camping and traveling.
After Jim’s passing, she met John Harasymczuk in late 1996 and they shared 20 wonderful years together traveling, camping, and gardening.
Leah was employed by the Gamble Robinson, Micro TV, First Security Bank, the Miles City school district, as well as the Miles City Library before retiring in the early 90’s. She enjoyed painting, gardening, sewing, camping, lunching with her many friends, and going to Billings to find treasures at second-hand stores. She was a member of the Red Hats Society and First Presbyterian Church in Miles City.
Leah is survived by her daughters Connie (Loren) Delaware of Cleveland, MO and Sondra (Mike) Harasymczuk of Miles City, MT, six grandchildren, many great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews, and cousins who she loved dearly.
Leah was predeceased in death by her husband, Jim Pace, and son, Don Pace, as well as her significant other John Harasymczuk.
Memorial service will be held on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Miles City. Graveside services will follow in the Custer County Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.stevensonandsons.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Holy Rosary Healthcare Hospice, 2600 Wilson Street, Miles City, MT 59301