|Birth: ||Oct. 5, 1929|
|Death: ||Sep. 7, 2002|
From Havre (MT) Daily News 9/11/2002:
Leona was born Oct. 5, 1929, at Babb to George and Rebecca (Whitford) Salois.
Leona received her early education in Babb before moving to Havre, where she met Anton Schwan Jr. They later married in Malta.
Leona worked various jobs in Havre. She was a waitress at Charlie's, a nurse at Sacred Heart Hospital, and a worker at the Salvation Army Thrift Store.
Leona was active in local Catholic church, was a member of the St. Ann's Circle, and enjoyed volunteering at St. Jude/Havre Central School. Her interests included sewing, quilting, cooking, bowling and playing games with her kids. She also enjoyed bingo, her animals, berry picking and gardening.
Leona was preceded in death by her husband, Anton in 1997; sons, Andrew and Terry; and her parents.
Survivors include her daughters, Sande, Marcy and Trudy; sons, Daryll (sic), Harlan, Jamie and Randall; sisters, Terry, Bing and Elvena; brothers, Joe, Lee and Ron; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; best friend and cousin, Hazel Alvarado; her niece, Blue Christopherson.
She was the grandmother of Whitney Schwan.
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Bona Rae Villarta
Record added: Aug 06, 2004
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