Leah Scalph age 55 of Fairfield, passed away Saturday, November 9, 2019, at Jefferson County Health Center.
Visitation for family & friends will be 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Friday, November 22, 2019.
Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 23, 2019, at Behner Funeral Home with Pastor Joe Phipps officiating. Following the service she will be cremated. Burial of cremains will be at a later date.
In-lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. Cards and memorials may be mailed to Lynne Scalph, 200 North 28th Street, Lot #69, Fairfield, Iowa 52556.
Leah was born August 12, 1964 in Burley, ID. She married Lynne Leonard Scalph on August 6, 1983.
For the last 5 years Leah worked as a para educator in the Fairfield school district. She loved all of her students. Leah liked cooking and every once in awhile she would bake cakes for the neighbors. Some of her interests were crocheting, reading romance novels and collecting angels.
She will be missed by her husband, Lynne Scalph of Fairfield; 6 children, Sheena L. (Brock) Scalph-Peterson of Hays, KS, Timothy (Amanda) Scalph of Bentley, KS, Mershal Mari (Sebastian) Scalph – Felipe, Thomas Matthew Scalph both of Fairfield, Melisa (Mike) Crawford of Winfield, KS and Scott (Angela) Scalph of Modesto, CA; 10 grandchildren; and her mom, Delores.
Leah was preceded in death by one brother at infancy.
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