Rita Leshovsky, 71, Fargo, passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014 at Manor Care in Fargo.

Rita LuAnne Johnson was born to Raymond and Lorraine (Moen) Johnson at Delamere, North Dakota on September 12, 1942. She grew up in that area, attended schools there and graduated from High School in 1960.

On January 19, 1963 she married Allen Leshovsky at Delamere Lutheran Church, Delamere. They lived in Barney and Milnor North Dakota before moving to Fargo in 1963. Rita had worked at the Fargo Eagles Club while raising her four children.

Rita loved the outdoors, watching birds, and enjoying the beauty of flowers. She also loved listening to music and spending time with family and friends.  Most of all, she adored her grandchildren and loved being Grandma.

She is survived by her husband, Allen, Fargo; her children, Mark, Fargo, Mike (Danielle), St. Michael, MN, David (Ann), Hawley, MN, and Diane Christensen, Fargo; 8 grandchildren, Taylor and Brynn Leshovsky, Grant, Aiden, and Holden Leshovsky, and Allen, Trevor, and Jesse Christensen; sisters, Cherryce (Gerald) Neiber, Lidgerwood, ND, and Vikki (Larry) Heley, Lidgerwood, ND; brother, Bradley Johnson, Milnor, ND; sister-in-law, Teresa Johnson, Mandan, ND. Rita was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Layne and Lyle Johnson.

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