|Birth: ||Jun. 1, 1959|
|Death: ||Sep. 16, 2012|
The funeral for Sheryl "Sheri" Leegaard, of Barrett, Minnesota will be held on Friday, September 21, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at the Barrett Pavilion, with Reverend Matthew Rose officiating. Visitation will be on Friday at the Pavilion from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Burial will be at the Peace Lutheran Cemetery, Barrett.
Sheryl Lynn Larson, daughter of Maynard and Luella (Kubitz) Larson was born on June 1, 1959 at Alexandria, Minnesota. She graduated from Hoffman High School in 1977 and graduated from St. Cloud Beauty College in St. Cloud, Minnesota in 1978. Sheri moved to Fergus Falls, Minnesota, where she worked as a cosmetologist at "The Barbers". She was united in marriage to Robert "Bob" Leegaard on September 20, 1980 at the Zion Lutheran Church in Hoffman; through this union one son Joshua was born. Following their marriage the couple made their home near Hoffman. Through the years, Sheri worked at Cost Cutters in Alexandria and the Hoffman Super Market. In 1990, the couple purchased a farm near Barrett, where Sheri worked for the Barrett Care Center until 2006, when she began working with her best friend Bob at Leegaard Repair.
She enjoyed flowers, taking care of her lawn, traveling and motorcycle trips. She loved her dogs and cats and spending time with her family and friends.
Sheri died on Sunday, September 16, 2012 at her home near Barrett, after a short but strong battle with cancer. She was 53 years old.
She is survived by her husband, Bob Leegaard, Barrett; one son, Joshua Leegaard (his friend, Shannon Mitchell), Minneapolis; her mother, Luella Stramer, Ashby; one sister, Deb (John) Foggia, Kenosha, WI; three brothers, Bruce (Heidi) Abel, Holmes City, Brad (Jody Schmidt) Abel, Underwood, and Stacy (Jen) Abel, Maple Grove. Sheri was preceded in death by her father, Maynard; step-father, Delano Abel and an infant sister, Bonnie Lou.
Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
Maynard Clarmont Larson (1933 - 1959)
Bonnie Lou Larson (1955 - 1955)*
Sheryl Lynn Larson Leegaard (1959 - 2012)
Peace Lutheran Cemetery
Created by: Ted Storck
Record added: Sep 18, 2012
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