Maria Leal


ARCHBOLD -- Maria Magdalena (Chapa) Leal, 54, of Archbold, passed away Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at Toledo Hospital.

Maria was born in Moorhead, Minn., on July 22, 1958, the daughter of Hesmerejildo and Josephina (Gonzales) Chapa. On November 18, 1977, she married David Leal, and he survives. She was a member of the Temple of Praise Assembly of God in Defiance, Ohio.

Surviving besides her husband, David, are three children, Maria M. (David) Santana of Wauseon, David (Elizabeth) Leal Jr. of Archbold, Josefina "Josie" Leal of Wauseon; three grandchildren, Esperanza Leal, Elsa Leal and Felipe N. Leal. She is also survived by nine sisters and brothers.

She was preceded in death by two brothers.

Funeral services will be held at noon Friday, December 7, 2012, at the Temple of Praise Assembly of God Church in Defiance, with the Rev. Ruben Laguna officiating. Interment will follow in the Archbold Cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

The family requests that memorial contributions be given to family choice. Online condolences may be offered to the family at Grisier Funeral Home in Archbold has been entrusted with arrangements.

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