Leatha M. Linders, age 80, of Richland, MI died Tuesday afternoon July 25, 2017. Leatha was born September 2, 1936 in Kalamazoo, Michigan a daughter of Clayton and Gladys (Eckler) Kline. She had been a Kalamazoo area resident for 60 years, returning from Peoria, IL. Leatha was preceded in death by her parents. On February 12, 1960, she was united in marriage to Howard D. Linders who survives. Also surviving, 2 daughters, Sheryl Linders of Richland and Sandra (Gerry) Charlton of Kalamazoo; 3 grandchildren, Lauren Hunter, and Kaitlyn and Evan Disher; a great-granddaughter, Sofia Cawley; a brother, William (Phyllis) Kline of Illinois; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held 11 o'clock Friday, August 11th from the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Westside Chapel, 3926 South 9th St. Friends may meet the family one hour prior to the service at the chapel. Private burial will take place at a later date. Memorials may be directed to Yorkville Community Church or the charity of your choice.