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Leona M. Rowe Lasswell
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Birth: Jul. 29, 1921
Bernadotte
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 22, 2007
Canton
Fulton County
Illinois, USA

Lewistown - Leona M. Lasswell age 86, of 435 E. MacArthur St. died at 2:00 AM Thursday November 22, 2007 at Graham Hospital Extended Care in Canton.

She was born July 29, 1921 at Bernadotte, IL; the daughter of Charles E. Sr. and Evelyn M. (Smith) Rowe. She married Ray W. Lasswell on November 29, 1940 at Palmyra, MO. He died October 17, 1997. She was also preceded in death by her parents.

Surviving are 3 daughters Beverly (Verne) Liddle of Canton, Karen (Bob) Atwater, and Janice (Ron) DeFord both of Lewistown, 2 brothers, her twin brother Leon "Pete" (Sylvia) Rowe of Havana, and Charles Jr. (Doris) Rowe of Lewistown, 7 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild.

Leona was a homemaker. She was a member of the Illinois Street Christian Church in Lewistown.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday at the Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown with Reverend Ray Greenfield officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery at Lewistown. Visitation will be held 1 hour prior to services at the memorial home. Memorial contributions may be made to Spoon River Hospice of Graham Hospital, or the Arthritis Foundation. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Edward Rowe (1901 - 1965)
  Evelyn Melissa Smith Rowe (1904 - 1986)
 
 Spouse:
  Raymond W. Lasswell (1919 - 1997)
 
 Siblings:
  Leona M. Rowe Lasswell (1921 - 2007)
  Leon Fay Rowe (1921 - 2014)*
  Charles Edward Rowe (1931 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Lewistown
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Barbara Rowe
Originally Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Dec 01, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23196134
Leona M. <i>Rowe</i> Lasswell
Added by: Edd Marks
 
 
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Aunt Leona We miss you very much!
- Galen & Barbara Rowe
 Added: Mar. 29, 2013
 
 
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