Margaret “Marti” Leider

Margaret “Marti” Leider, 63, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Virginia and Hugh Robert McAteer, she graduated from Carmel High School in 1969. Marti married Steven Jay Leider on Nov. 25, 1972. A loving, devoted mother to their three children, she attended every school event, chauffered every night of the week and watched countless baseball games. Marti was co-owner and store manager for Leiders Garden Greenery, and the friendly face of the family business in Grayslake, Ill., for nearly 40 years. Maintaining old and building new relationships throughout her life, she never wanted more than family, friends and a glass of chardonnay. Marti is survived by her husband, Steve; children, Megan (Tom Henkey), Brian (Caitlin Zvoleff) and Nicholas (Jenny Bradley); and brother Robert McAteer (Linda). Memorial visitation will be Thursday, Oct. 2, at Strang Funeral Chapel, 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, Ill., from 3 p.m.-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 3, at St. Gilbert Catholic Church, 301 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, Ill. A foundation in her honor will be established in the near future.

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