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Leona E. Schlecht

Published On: Aug 28 2013 03:01:56 PM CDT
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MADSION-Leona E. Schlecht, age 87, passed into eternal life on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Until her death, she lived independently at Oakwood East. She was born on Dec. 2, 1925 in Ashippun. Leona married Frederick J. Schlecht on Dec. 7, 1946. She was an active member of Oakwood East Chapel and loved to play cards whenever a game was scheduled. Leona enjoyed helping out in the Mercantile Store and was always a friendly face to all who knew her.

She is survived by her daughters, Sandy (Randy) Harrison and Sue (LeRoy) Stuczynski; grandchildren, Brad (Kelley) Harrison, Rachel (Rick) Wojciechowski, Jason Stuczynski (friend, Susanne Varner), and Jacob (Amy) Stuczynski; two great-granddaughters; two great-grandsons; two brothers, Gordon (Arline) Lillge and David (Eileen) Lillge; and brother-in-law, Bill (Gerry) Schlecht.

Memorial services will be held at GUNDERSON WEST FUNERAL HOME, 7435 University Ave., Middleton, at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. Burial will be at Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be held at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. until the time of service on Friday.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances can be made to Oakwood East, 5565 Tancho Dr., Madison, Bethel Lutheran Media Ministry, 312 Wisconsin Ave., Madison, or an organization of your choice.

Leona loved life and her family. She was always supportive of her daughters and will be dearly missed.

Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.

underson West
Funeral & Cremation Care
7435 University Ave.
(608) 831-6761

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