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Norma J. Leland

Norma J. Leland
May 20, 1931 -  March 10, 2021

Norma J. Leland age 89, of Fremont
Died Wednesday March 10, 2021 at Providence Place in Fremont

Norma was born May 20, 1931 on a farm near Wisner, Nebraska to Lloyd and Anna ‘Frank’ Holley. At a young age the family moved to Stanton, Nebraska and she graduated from Stanton High School. On August 19, 1951 Norma married Kenneth M. Leland. The lived in Norfolk, the Burke and Bonesteel areas of South Dakota, back to Norfolk before moving to Fremont in 1960.

While living in Fremont, Norma worked for the Pendleton Woolen Mills and then for over 20 years at the Holiday Lodge. Norma was a member of the former First Christian Church in Fremont.

Daughter – Debra (Fred) Hill of Hillsboro, OR.
Sons – Doug (Peggy) Leland
Dennis (LouAnn) Leland
Dana (June) Leland all of Fremont
8 grandchildren
12 great grandchildren
Sister – Shirley Hilgert of Norfolk

Norma was preceded in death by her husband and an infant brother.

The memorial service will be 1pm, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at Salem Lutheran Church in Fremont. The Rev. Shari Schwedhelm will officiate. Burial will follow in the Norwegian Cemetery near Wisner. There is no viewing but the family will receive friends on Monday, March 22 from 6-8pm at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont. Memorials are suggested to the Stanton VFW Post 3602 or the Norwegian Cemetery.

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