Erlene Leonard


Feb. 4, 1914 - March 28, 2010

Erlene Leonard passed away March 28, 2010, at the age of 96, while residing at Park Manor Rehab Center.

She was born to Thomas and Margaret Hagedorn on Feb. 4, 1914 in Niobrara, Neb. On Oct. 21, 1932, she married Edgar Leonard in Sturgis, S.D. They moved to Walla Walla in 1957. He passed away in 1988.

Erlene was very talented in craft making and shared her finished items with friends and family. She enjoyed people and sharing stories of the past.

Preceding her in death were four sisters, two brothers and a granddaughter. She is survived by her daughter, Verna Leonard of Walla Walla; great-grandson, Chad McClanahan; and great-great grandson, Jacob McClanahan of Pasco. Also numerous nieces and nephews.

At her request she was cremated and there will not be a service. Burial will be with private family at a later date.


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