Leasha Renee Galvis

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Leasha Renee Galvis

Leasha Renee Galvis, 47, of Olathe, Kan., passed away, Monday, May 11, 2020 at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. She was born the daughter of Loretta Hall Aug. 26, 1972 in Pittsburg, Kan. She married John A. Galvis on Sept. 26, 2003 in Eureka Springs, Ark. He survives of the home.

Leasha graduated from Uniontown High School in 1990 as the class salutatorian and was in the National Honor Society. She graduated from Pittsburg State University in the honors program and received her Masterís Degree from Kansas State University. She worked for Searles Valley Minerals in international sales and was proficient at bilingual translation. She was a member of the Indian Creek Community Church.

Leasha had a special way of bringing, giving, and sharing joy to those who knew her. She was deeply, deeply loved by her family here in the United States and Colombia, South America.

In addition to her husband, John, she is survived by her parents, Loretta and Dale Arnold of Fort Scott, two brothers, Troy Arnold of Fort Scott and Trenton Arnold of North Platt, Neb., five sisters, Tami Cassell-Shirley of Fort Scott, Kan., Sandra Galvis of Bogota, Colombia, Luz Galeano of Lenexa, Didi Vincent of Andover, Kan., and Katie Klein of St. Louis, Mo., as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be private and burial will be in the Memory Gardens Cemetery in Fort Scott, under the direction of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home. The Family suggests memorials to Care To Share. Donations may be sent to or left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall St., P.O. Box 309, Fort Scott, KS 66701. Condolences may be submitted to the online guestbook at konantz-cheney.com.