June 6, 1927 ~ July 2, 2012
Leona Elizabeth Weinmann, 85, Fargo, died peacefully Monday, July 2, 2012 at Bethany Retirement Living Center on 42nd with loving family by her side.
Leona was born at home in Selz, North Dakota, the daughter of Jacob and Gertrude (Held) Selzler, on June 6, 1927. She attended the Odessa School in Selz, ND. She married Marvin A. Weinmann in Harvey in 1945. They moved to Fargo in 1953. Leona worked for Sears for many years. She retired in 1984.
She is survived by Marvin, her husband of 67 years; children, Nancy VanderWerff, Bradenton, FL, RaNae (Jay) Langness, Apollo Beach, FL, Faye Schwartzenberger, Perham, MN, Michelle Moreno, Duluth, GA, Mark (Julie) Weinmann, Canton, SD, Kevin Weinmann, San Mateo, CA; 12 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; her sisters, Pauline Axtman, Marie (Louis) O’Brien; brothers, James (Mary), Ronald (Helen) and Larry (Korella) Selzler; sister-in-law, Betty Selzler; brother-in-law, Lester Braun; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Leona was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Marlys Weinmann; brother Steve Selzler and sisters, Caroline Keller, Barbara Feickert and Lorraine Braun.