Gertrude M. Leppla, 94, of Topeka, formerly of Manhattan, died Sunday, June 15, 2014, at her home.
The family provided the following information.
She was born June 12, 1920, in Manhattan to Henry and Gertrude (Whitebread) Allen.
She graduated from Manhattan High School and attended business school. She married Truman Leppla on May 6, 1945, at Fort Riley where he was serving in the U.S. Army. He preceded her in death on Jan. 4, 1998.
She was employed by the federal government at Fort Riley and retired
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