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Leona Fendrich

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Leona Fendrich

Leona Mae Fendrich, age 87, died Friday, September 11, 2015 in the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Canistota, SD.

Leona Mae Hensen was born May 28, 1928, to Apollonia Hensen in Fargo, ND.

When Leona moved to Sioux Falls, SD she worked as a cashier at Ralph's Food Market for four years. During that time Leona met Donald G. Fendrich and they married on October 14, 1958 at St. Mary's church in Salem, SD. They resided on the family farm near Salem.

Leona moved to Sioux Falls in the late l970's and worked as a cashier at Citi Bank. She was also a Senior Companion for several years.

Leona is survived by her step sister Lucile Van Slyke and her niece Karen Saltkill of Salina, KS, and her children Cynthia Paulson of Sioux Falls, SD, David (Karen) Fendrich of Salem, SD, and Mark (Jodi) Fendrich of Pierre, SD. Leona is fondly remembered by seven grandchildren, one great grandchild and several nieces and nephews.

Mass of the Resurrection will begin 1:30 pm Wednesday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. The recitation of the Holy Rosary will be at 7:00 pm Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, Main Avenue location.

Leona requests seasonal flowers for her memorial.


Published in The Argus Leader on Sept. 14, 2015
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