Joan Elizabeth Lease

February 19, 1933 ~ May 17, 2021 (age 88)


Joan Elizabeth Lease 88, Rochester, Indiana, passed away at 8:00 A.M. Monday, May 17, 2021, at Life Care Center of Rochester.

She was born on February 19, 1933 in Manchester, England. On February 27, 1954 in Manchester, England, she married Howard James Lease. He preceded her in death on April 30, 2016.

Mrs. Lease had worked for the Fulton County Public Library for over forty years retiring at the age of 75. She enjoyed flowers and gardening.

Survivors include her sons, Warren and wife Gloria Lease, Rochester, Indiana, Jeff and wife Colleen Lease, West Lafayette, Indiana, Matt and wife Debbie Lease, Rochester, Indiana, eight grandchildren, and seventeen great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. & Mrs. Albert Taylor, great grandchild, Aylee Foxworth, brother, Albert Taylor, step- brothers, David Clowes and Jack Clowes.

Private services will be observed. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association and Salvation Army. Arrangements by Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, Indiana. Online condolences may be expressed at


To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Joan Elizabeth Lease, please visit our floral store.


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Joan Elizabeth Lease
© 2021 Zimmerman Brothers Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy