GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE Thursday, December 29, 2005

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Leon M. Cederberg

Leon M. Cederberg, 77, of 200 23rd Ave. N.E., a retired farmer formerly of Turner, died of natural causes Wednesday at Peace Hospice.

Funeral services are 2 p.m. Saturday at the American Lutheran Church in Turner with burial in Turner Cemetery. Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook is handling arrangements.

Survivors include his wife Nellie of Great Falls; sons Max (Kirsti) Cederberg of Turner, Dale (Lynda) Cederberg of Moccasin, and Jay (Aleta) Cederberg of Billings; grandsons Colter, Joshua and Levi; sisters Donna (Melvin) Van Wechel of Mesa, Ariz., and Theresa Cowan of Havre, Mont.; brothers Brice (Glenna) Cederberg of Stevensville, and Larry (Roberta) Cederberg of Turner; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Leon was born June 8, 1928, to Aben and Jewell Cederberg in Glasgow, Mont., graduating from Turner High School in 1946.

He started farming with his uncle Gust Cederberg as a teenager and continued until 1997. He was instrumental in obtaining improvements to Highway 241, and getting television to the Big Flat area. He married Nellie Staples in November 1951.

Leon served on the Blaine County Farm Committee, Turner Cemetery Board, Turner School Board, Turner Park Board and numerous other boards for many years. He was a member of the Hogeland Turner Lions Club since its charter.

He was preceded in death by his father in 1969; his mother in 2004; and his brother-in-law, Keith Cowan.

Memorials may be sent to the Hogeland Turner Lions Club or a charity of one's choice.

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BILLING GAZETTE Friday, December 30, 2005

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Leon M. Cederberg

GREAT FALLS - Leon M. Cederberg, 77, of 200 23rd Ave. N.E., Great Falls, a retired farmer formerly of Turner, died of natural causes Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005, at Peace Hospice.

Funeral services are 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, at the American Lutheran Church in Turner, with burial in Turner Cemetery. Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook is handling arrangements.

Survivors include his wife Nellie of Great Falls; sons Max (Kirsti) Cederberg of Turner, Dale (Lynda) Cederberg of Moccasin, and Jay (Aleta) Cederberg of Billings; grandsons Colter, Joshua and Levi; sisters Donna (Melvin) Van Wechel of Mesa, Ariz., and Theresa Cowan of Havre; brothers Brice (Glenna) Cederberg of Stevensville and Larry (Roberta) Cederberg of Turner; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Leon was born June 8, 1928, to Aben and Jewell Cecerberg in Glasgow, graduating from Turner High School in 1946. He started farming with his uncle Gust Cederberg as a teenager and continued until 1997.

He was instrumental in obtaining improvements to Highway 241, and getting television to the Big Flat area.

He married Nellie Staples in November 1951. Leon served on the Blaine County Farm Committee, Turner Cemetery Board, Tuner School Board, Turner Park Board and numerous other boards for many years. He was a member of the Hogeland Turner Lions Club since its charter.

He was preceded in death by his father in 1969; his mother in 2004; and his brother-in-law, Keith Cowan.

Memorials may be sent to the Hogeland Turner Lions Club or a charity of one's choice.

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HAVRE DAILY NEWS Friday, December 30, 2005y ==============================================================

LEON CEDERBERG


LEON CEDERBERG

TURNER - Leon M. Cederberg, 77, of Great Falls and formerly of Turner, died of natural causes Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005, at the Peace Hospice Facility in Great Falls.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Turner American Lutheran Church with burial following in the Turner Cemetery.

Leon was born on June 8, 1928, in Glasgow to Aben and Jewell (Adams) Cederberg. He attended schools in Turner, Kalispell and graduated from Turner High School in 1946.

He married Nellie Staples in Chinook on Nov. 22, 1951. Leon started farming with his uncle Gust Cederberg as a teenager and continued until 1997.

Leon was instrumental in obtaining improvements to Highway 241, and getting television to the Big Flat area. He served on the Blaine County Farm Committee, Turner Cemetery Board, Turner School Board, Turner Park Board and numerous other boards for many years. He was a charter member of the Hogeland Turner Lions Club.

He was preceded in death by his father in 1969; mother in 2004; and brother-in-law, Keith Cowan.

Survivors include his wife, Nellie Cederberg of Great Falls; sons, Max (Kristi) Cederberg of Tuner, Dale (Lynda) Cederberg of Moccasin and Jay (Aleta) Cederberg of Billings; three grandsons; sisters, Donna (Melvin) VanWechel of Mesa, Ariz., and Theresa Cowan of Havre; brothers, Brice (Glenna) Cederberg of Stevenville and Larry (Roberta) Cederberg of Turner; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials can be sent to the Hogeland Turner Lions Club or a charity one's choice.

Arrangements are by Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.

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