Leta V. Mason, age 75, of Round Lake Beach, passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2015, at Hillcrest Nursing Home, surrounded by her family. She was born April 18, 1940 in Granite City, IL to Lee ans Margaret (Gumm) Curtis.
Formerly of Mississippi, Leta has been a resident of Round Lake Park for over 20 years, and a resident of Hillcrest Nursing Home for the last four years. She worked for Baxter and the U.S. Naval Base, but the majority of her life she enjoyed being a homemaker and raising her family. Her favorite hobbies were cooking and sewing. Leta loved listening Rock-N-Roll music and taking long walks.
Leta is survived by her six children, Sherry Mason, Terry Mason, Brenda Mason, Glenda (John) Owens, Perry Mason, Joseph Mason; 15 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 4 brothers, Ronald Curtis, Jimmy Curtis, Tony Curtis; and her sister Mary (David) Krueger.
In addition to her parents, Leta is preceded in death by her first husband Cullen; second husband Tim; sister Juanita; four brothers, Steven, Phillip, Dave, and Jerry in infancy.
The cremation rite will be accorded privately.
For information, please call Justen’s Round Lake Funeral Home at 847-546-3300, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for her family.