Leslie Tackleson passed away on Wednesday, October 19th, 2022, after a long-term illness leaving behind family and friends who loved her very much.
Leslie Jean Tackleson was born September 9th, 1948, in Muscatine, IA to Lester (Father) and Madeline (Mother) Hinbaugh. Her Mother and Father loved music and nature which shaped her love for travel and the arts. She also enjoyed puzzles, a variety of games, and socializing with those she held dear. She was the life of the party and loved to have a good time and lit up the room like no one else could.
Leslie graduated from Muscatine High School in 1966. While in High School, Leslie was in choir and enjoyed playing the tenor saxophone. She continued her education and love of music at Muscatine Community College. She held various jobs throughout her career but worked at PMX Industries as a Payroll Supervisor for 24 years until she retired in 2013.
On June 1st, 1974, Leslie married Jon “Scott” Tackleson in Aldersgate Chapel in Burlington, IA. They had a beautiful life together where they were able to enjoy music, games, dances, and make friends all over the United States for the 48 years they were married.
Leslie is survived by her Husband, Scott, two daughters Jennifer (Todd) Gordon, and Kathryn (Chris) Scott. She has 7 grandchildren: Michael, Samuel, Sarah, Ashley and Molly Gordon and Hayden and Remington Scott. She is also survived by two sisters Sandi and Florence and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Those preceding Leslie in death are her parents Madeline and Lester Hinbaugh and mother and father-in-law Pauline and Harold Tackleson.
Memorial Donations: In lieu of flowers please send donations in her honor to Last Hope Animal Rescue or your favorite charity.
A Celebration of life took place at Gilldawg on October 27th in Hudson, FL and there will be a Celebration of Life in Cedar Rapids, IA at a later time.