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Leona A. Christianson

December 30, 1918 September 25, 2019
Leona A. Christianson
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Obituary for Leona A. Christianson

Leona Albertha Christianson was born December 30, 1918 on the farm in Hansonville Township, north of Hendricks, MN to Albert and Anna (Natvig) Christianson. She was baptized in the Hansonville Church and confirmed at Marble Lutheran Church on October 29, 1933.

Leona was united in marriage to Coney Christianson on April 4, 1941. The couple lived and farmed near Hendricks where they raised their family. Leona was a volunteer at the Senior Citizens Center in Hendricks, candling eggs and worked at Don’s Bakery. Coney Christianson passed away in 1987. Leona remained in Hendricks and later became a resident of the Hendricks Nursing Home. Leona passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at the age of 100 years, 9 months and 25 days.

Leona was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Hendricks and served on the Ladies Aid. She remained very active in the community serving in many capacities in the Senior Citizens Center, on Site Council, Hospital Auxiliary, Council on Aging, American Legion Auxiliary, was a Senior companion and One the One Program at the nursing home visiting with nursing home residents. Leona was also a Pioneer Pal at the Calvary Church. She loved to embroider, piece and stitch quilts and was a cookie lady and made cream pies and pickles, which she gave as gifts to many.

Grateful for having shared her life are her three children: Roger (Karen) Christianson, Hendricks, MN, Raymond (Rita) Christianson, Sussex, WI and Linda (Wally) Plageman, Canby, MN; 8 grandchildren: 15 great grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Leona was preceded in death by her parents; husband Coney; brother Earl; sister Margaret Swonke and a great-grandson, Cody.

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5:00 PM 9/30/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 9/30/2019 7:00:00 PM
Houseman Funeral Home, Birk Chapel - Hendricks

500 N. Division St.
Hendricks, MN 56136

Prayer Service will begin at 7:00 p.m.

Houseman Funeral Home, Birk Chapel - Hendricks
500 N. Division St. Hendricks 56136 MN
United States





11:00 AM 10/1/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 10/1/2019 12:00:00 PM
Christ Lutheran Church

104 E. Henderson St.
Hendricks, MN 56136

Christ Lutheran Church
104 E. Henderson St. Hendricks 56136 MN
United States

Cemetery Details


Calvary Cemetery Final Resting Place

Hendricks, MN

Hendricks MN
United States

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