|Birth: ||Mar. 26, 1918|
|Death: ||Dec. 28, 2011|
Leona Tenney, age 93, of St. James, died on Wednesday, December 28, 2011, at Pleasant View Good Samaritan Center in St. James.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30am, Monday, January 2, 2012, at St. James Catholic Church in St. James with Father Thien Nguyen officiating.
Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in St. James.
Leona Marie Grabinger was born on March 26, 1918, on the family farm near Leavenworth, MN, the daughter of Christ & Frances (Augustin) Grabinger. Leona grew up on the family farm and attended rural Country School District 42. On April 20, 1937, Leona was united in marriage to Walter Tenney at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Sleepy Eye. The couple made their home near Comfrey until moving to St. James. Leona ran a upholstery business out of the family home for twenty five years. She enjoyed bowling, cooking, baking, playing cards and quilting. Leona loved spending time and visiting with family and friends especially her grandkids. She was a member of St. James Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters and Christian Mothers.
Leona is survived by her children, Linda and Richard Flohrs of Ormsby, Steve and Cindy Tenney of Charles City, IA, grandchildren, Jay Wendt, Nikole and Derek Marth and their children Elsie, Abram, Izzie and Ephrain, Amanda and James Lopez and Reeve, Amber and Joshua Haseley and Isabella, Michael Flohrs, Natalie and Wayne Woolley and their children Norah and Emma, Lisa and John Koll and Ryan, Mark and Michelle Tenney and their children Tyler, Cooper, Kiya, Ashley and Jesse Stratton and family, Jessica Kalbakdalen and Ryan Stotts and family, and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband Walter, son Don, parents, sisters and a brother.
Christian J. Grabinger (1874 - 1943)
Frances Augustin Grabinger (1883 - 1958)
Walter Tolman Tenney (1911 - 1998)*
Donald Curtis Tenney (1941 - 1997)*
Eleanor Grabinger (1904 - 1953)*
Walter F Grabinger (1913 - 1977)**
Leona Marie Grabinger Tenney (1918 - 2011)
Created by: Dale & Corinne Wise
Record added: Dec 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82739341