GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                                                                         Saturday, June 23, 2001

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LEONARD F. ZELLLMER

  HOGELAND - Leonard Frederick Zellmer, 82, an Army veterian and longtime Turner/Hogeland resident, died of renal failure Thursday at a Great Falls hospital.

  Visitation is 4 t 7 p.m. Sunday at Edwards Funeral Home in Chinook. His funeral is 10 a.m. Monday at the American Lutheran Church in Hogeland, followed by burial with military honors in Wing Cemetery. A lunch will be served at Big Flat Catholic Church of Hogeland after burial. Memorials are suggested to the American Lutherian Church of Hogeland or Fifth Avenue Christian Church in Havre.

  He was born May 5, 1919, in Twete. After graduating from Hogeland Public School in 1940, he served in the Army from 1940-46. He then returned to Hogeland and the family farm, where he farmed and processed meat until retiring in 1987.

  He married Doris Adeline Straight on Nov. 15, 1947, in Tomcah, Wis. He was a member of the American Lutheran Church, Blue Horizon Good Sams Club and several Exotic Cattle Associations.

  He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.

  Survivors include his wife of Havre; daughters, Loretta Beck of Hogeland and Laura Sherwood of Great Falls; sons, Edwin Zellmer of Hogeland, Darwin Zelmer of Harlem, Wynne Zellmer of Kalispell and Edwin Zellmer of Wolf Point; sisters, Mildred Nielson of Kalispell and Ruth Lacox of Hogeland; 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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HAVRE DAILY NEWS                                                                             Monday, June 25, 2001

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LEONARD  ZELLLMER

  HOGELAND - Leonard Frederick Zellmer, 82, died  Thursday, June 21, 2001 at a Great Falls hospital of renal failure.

  Visitation was held Sunday at Edwards Funeral Home in Chinook and the funeral was this morning at the American Lutheran Church in Hogeland Burial with military honors was to follow at the Wing Cemetery. A luncheon was served at the Big Flat Catholic Church of Hogeland after interment.

  Zellmer was born May 5, 1919, in Twete, east of Hogeland to Otto aqnd Gertrude (Schmascow) Zellmer. He attended Hogeland Public School and joined the U.S. Army upon graduation in 1940. He served during World War II and recieved an honorable discharge in February 1946.

  He married Doris Adeline Straight  in Tomcah, Wis. on Nov. 15, 1947.

  Zellmer returned to Hogeland where he farmed and processed meat until his retirinement in 1987.

  He was an active member of the Hogeland American Legion Post #59, American Lutheran Church of Hogeland, Blue Horizon Good Sams Club and several Exotic Cattle Associations.

  Zellmer enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.

  Survivors include his wife, Doris Zellmer of Havre; daughters, Loretta Beck of Hogeland and Laura Sherwood of Great Falls; sons, Edwin Zellmer of Hogeland, Darwin Zelmer of Harlem, Wynne Zellmer of Kalispell and Edwin Zellmer of Wolf Point; sisters, Mildred Nielson of Kalispell and Ruth Lacox of Hogeland; 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and cousins.

  Memorials may be sent to the American Lutherian Church of Hogeland or Fifth Avenue Christian Church in Havre or one's choice.

  Arrangements by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.

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THE SENTINEL                                                                              Wednesday, July 4, 2001

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LEONARD  ZELLLMER

  HOGELAND - Leonard Frederick Zellmer, 82, died  Thursday, June 21, 2001 at a Great Falls hospital of renal failure.

  Zellmer was born May 5, 1919, in Twete, east of Hogeland to Otto aqnd Gertrude (Schmascow) Zellmer. He attended Hogeland Public School and joined the U.S. Army upon graduation in 1940. He served during World War II and recieved an honorable discharge in February 1946.

  He married Doris Adeline Straight  in Tomcah, Wis. on Nov. 15, 1947.

  Zellmer returned to Hogeland where he farmed and processed meat until his retirinement in 1987.

  He was an active member of the Hogeland American Legion Post #59, American Lutheran Church of Hogeland, Blue Horizon Good Sams Club and several Exotic Cattle Associations.

  Zellmer enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.

  Survivors include his wife, Doris Zellmer of Havre; daughters, Loretta Beck of Hogeland and Laura Sherwood of Great Falls; sons, Edwin Zellmer of Hogeland, Darwin Zelmer of Harlem, Wynne Zellmer of Kalispell and Edwin Zellmer of Wolf Point; sisters, Mildred Nielson of Kalispell and Ruth Lacox of Hogeland; 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and cousins.

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THE BLAINE COUNRY JOURNAL, NEWS-OPINION                              Wednesday, June 27, 2001

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LEONARD FREDRICK ZELLMEAR

 

  Leonard Frederick Zellmer, 82, passed away Thursday, June 21, 2001 at Benefis East Hospital in Great Falls of renal failure.

  Funeral services were held Monday, June 25, 2001 at 10:00 AM in the American Lutheran Church of Hogeland. Burial with Military Honors followed in the Wing Cemetery. Arrangements were made by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.

  Zellmer was an Army Veteran of and a long time Hogeland farmer. He was born May 5, 1919 in Twete, MT, which was east of Hogeland, to Otto and Gertrude (Schmascow) Zellmer. He attended Hogeland Public School and graduated in 1940. He enlisted in the U.S. Army on January 22, 1942. He served during World War II and recieved an honorable discharge on February 6, 1946. He  returned to Hogeland and the family farm where he farmed and processed meat until his retirinement in 1987.

  Leonard married Doris Adeline Straight  in Tomcah, WI on November. 15, 1947. He was an active member of the Hogeland American Legion Post #59, the American Lutheran Church of Hogeland, the Blue Horizon Good Sams Club and several Exotic Cattle Associations. Leonard enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren. Leonard was very proud of his service to his country.

  Survivors include his wife, Doris, of Havre; two daughters, Loretta Beck (Wally) of Hogeland,  Laura Sherwood (Dale) of Great Falls; four sons, Edwin (Kathy) of Hogeland, Darwin (Betty) of Harlem, Wynne (Shirley) of Kalispell, and Edwin Wolf Point; 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters, Mildred Nielson of Kalispell and Ruth Lacox of Hogeland;  and several nieces, nephews,  and numerous cousins.

  Memorials may be sent to the American Lutherian Church of Hogeland, the  Fifth Avenue Christian Church in Havre,  or to one's choice.

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