Mueller Funeral Home - Winneconne WI

Leona Marie Umland

February 2, 1927 - June 17, 2018

Leona Marie Umland, age 91, of the town of Clayton her entire life went to her eternal home on Sunday morning June 17, 2018. She was born February 2, 1927, to Edward and Frieda (Zeinert) Schmidt. On February 22, 1958, Leona married Willis at Trinity Lutheran Church in Neenah. Leona lived on a farm her entire life, first the homestead on Larsen Road and then after marrying Willis at the present location. She worked at C.S. Hallock Store, Larsen before her marriage to the love of her life Willis. Leona then was a dedicated farm wife and mother to son Keith. She belonged to Grace Lutheran Church in Winchester. She was involved with Circles at church and a member of their Prayer and Share groups. Leona enjoyed working in her flower and vegetable gardens. She loved baking and her raspberry pies were always a hit with family and friends. Leona also loved time with her two grandchildren and family.
Leona is survived by her son, Keith (Sandie) Umland, of Larsen; step-grandson, Lance Olsen; and granddaughter, Viktoria Umland; her sister and brother-in-law, Marion and Gale Meartz, of Neenah; nieces: Karen (Gil) Herman, of Stoughton; Sharon (Phil) Zuberbier, of Appleton; Nancy (Todd) Ninman, of Middleton; Linda (Kevin) Kilsdonk, of Tomah; and so many other loving family members and friends, especially including Sue and Eugene Doell.
Along with her parents, Leona was also preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, Willis; sister, Eunice "Lucy" Schmidt; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Russell and Beulah Umland, Ernest Umland, and Ruth and Marvin Zuehlke.
A visitation for family and friends will be on Friday, June 22, 2018, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church of Winchester, 8396 Steeple Hill Dr. Larsen, Wisconsin. A funeral service will be held on Friday at 11:00 a.m. at the church with Pastor Connie Bramlett officiating. Burial will follow in the Grace Lutheran Cemetery, Winchester.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Leona's name may be made to Grace Lutheran Church or the Larsen/Winchester Lions Club.
The family wishes a very warm thank you to all the medical staff at ThedaCare, Neenah that took such great care of Leona during her final earthly journey.
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Mom/Grandma, thanks for everything you did for us over the years. We love you till we meet again.
Keith, Sandie, Lance, and Viktoria

Randy,Debbie,Ryan Ertmer&Rachel Gonzalez wrote on June 20, 2018
Keith and Sandie our deepest condolences in the loss of your sweet, loving mother. We were truly blessed to know your Mom and Dad, two of the sweetest,kindest, loving people weve ever known! Such a beautiful example of true love! Hugs and love to you alld

Darlene Robinson wrote on June 20, 2018
Please know that I am Thinking of You All at this time. May Your Memories Bring you Comfort. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Treasure all of your beautiful memories as they will help your hearts to heal. With Deepest Sympathy, Love Darlene

Sue Doell wrote on June 19, 2018
Leona, a woman of God, may you Rest In Peace. Give Willis a hug & kiss from us. We loved you like a Mom, thanks for loving us too! Keith, Sandie, Lance & Viktoria - our prayers with yours. With our deepest sympathy! Sue & Eugene

Dave & Cleo wrote on June 19, 2018
We have Wonderfull memories of our dear friend, which will be held forever.

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