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Leona K. Tesch, 90

Jun 25, 2017

Leona Tesch

Blue Earth Leona Karna Tesch, age 90, of Blue Earth, passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Truman Senior Living in Truman. A Memorial Service was held on Friday, June 23, 2017 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Blue Earth, Rev. David Schultz presided. Interment took place at United Lutheran Cemetery in Frost.

Leona was born on Feb. 26, 1927 to Leonard and Christina Anderson in Frost. In 1947, she married Kermit Ehrich in Albert Lea. Leona and Kermit farmed in rural Blue Earth until they retired in 1982. Leona, during that time, also worked as a LPN at St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center for many years, was active in church activities and a Red Cross volunteer for 30 years. Kermit passed away in 1985 and on Aug. 4, 1992, Leona married J.H. (Don) Tesch in Lake Tahoe, Nevada.

Leona is survived by her husband, Don, of Blue Earth; two daughters, Cheryl Ehrich, of New Prague, and Linda Crombie, of Northfield; three grandsons; one granddaughter; one great-grandson; and four great granddaughters.

Leona is preceded in death by her husband, Kermit Ehrich; daughter, Sondra Nelson; and son-in-law, David Nelson.

Online condolences may be left at www.pattonfh.com.