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J. Pamela Leak

Pamela Leak, age 69, of Lincoln, passed away on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at Bryan/LGH East Medical Center in Lincoln.

A Private Family Committal Service was held at the Aurora Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Cat House, P O Box 23145, Lincoln, NE 68542. Higby-McQuiston Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.


Johnette Pamela Leak, the daughter of John and Nina (Davis) Hielen, was born in Columbia, South Carolina on July 14, 1946 and passed away in Lincoln, Nebraska on April 6, 2016, at the age of 69.

Pam grew up in Columbia, South Carolina. Her family moved to Nebraska in 1950 and in 1956 they moved to Aurora. Pam graduated from Aurora High School in 1964. Pam moved to Lincoln and worked for LT&T for 25+ years until her retirement. She then worked part-time at Target.

Pam loved cats, her most current companion was Maddie. She loved taking care of her yard, spending time in nature, hiking, biking and walking.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Michael Duane.

Those left to cherish her memory are her two children, Doug Leak & Kala Henschke of Lincoln and Traci Leak-Kujath & Susan Simpson of Phoenix, Arizona; 2 grandchildren, Joshua Kujath of Lincoln and Stuart Kujath of Omaha; 4 sisters, Myrtle Grant of Lincoln, Francie (Del) Larsen of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Dorothea (Chris) McMeen and Virginia Hielen both of Lincoln, nieces, nephews and other family members and friends.

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