Juliet Mary Tjaden

Juliet Mary Tjaden, 77 of Leavenworth, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at the Piper in Kansas City, Kan. She was born Sept. 14, 1941, in Cottonport, La., the daughter of Filtz and Mable Marie (Ducote) Laborde.

She met Richard “TJ” Tjaden in Louisiana, where they were married in 1965. He preceded her in death on Aug. 15, 2013. She was also preceded in death by a son, Duane Tjaden.

Juliet is survived by her daughter, Melissa (Willie) Lough of Leavenworth.

Visitation will begin at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow the visitation at 12:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Leavenworth National Cemetery.