Leona A. Vitous, 85, of Martinton passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Amita St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee. She was born on September 1, 1934 in Crescent City, the daughter of August and Wanda (Schulz) Reder.


Leona is survived by one son, Greg (Cathy) Vitous of Kentland, IN; two grandchildren, Alex and Rachel Vitous of Kentland; and several nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Ella Case and Elsie Reder; two brothers, Ferdinand Reder and August Reder; and two sons, Mark Vitous and Mike Vitous.


Mrs. Vitous was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church in Watseka. She was an alumnus of Lakeview Nursing School in Danville. Leona was an avid Cubs fan and enjoyed traveling, especially with her family.


Funeral services will take place at 10:00 am on Friday, August 7, 2020 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Watseka. Rev. Alex McNally will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Evergreen Park at 1:00 pm.


Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service, from 9:00-10:00 am on Friday.


The Baier Funeral Home in Watseka is in charge of arrangements.


Memorials may be made to Calvary Lutheran Church in Watseka.


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