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Leona Lelou - Departed on Jun 02, 2017 - Green Bay, WI
Leona Lelou - Departed on Jun 02, 2017 - Green Bay, WI

Leona Lelou

Born in Bellevue, WI on Jan 15, 1922

Died on Jun 02, 2017 and resided in Green Bay, WI

Leona H. Lelou, 95, Green Bay, passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, on Friday, June 2, 2017.  She was born on January 15, 1922, in Bellevue to the late George and Louise (Linssen) VandenLangenberg.  Leona married Ronald Lelou on January 12, 1946.  She was a charter member of St. Bernard Parish.  Leona worked at Wally’s Spot for many years.  She was a member of the Happy Hoppers Dance Club and enjoyed spending time on the dance floor with her husband, Ronald.  When she wasn’t busy on the dance floor, Leona enjoyed knitting and crocheting.  Her incredible green thumb would bring any plant back to life.  She loved spending time with her grandchildren, usually with a dollar in hand.

Leona will be deeply missed by her children, Gerald (Mary) Lelou, St. Cloud, MN, Elizabeth Van Pay, Luxemburg, Bonita (Eric) Weydt, Green Bay, and Jane (Dave) Tomashek, Hartford; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandson; siblings, Roland VandenLangenberg, Nancy (Roger) Denis, Ruth (Harold) Watermolen; sisters-in-law, Ceil VandenLangenberg, Dorothy VandenLangenberg, and Ann VandenLangenberg; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

In addition to her parents, Leona is preceded in death by her husband, Ronald; son, Thomas; two infants; 7 siblings, Johanna (Robert) LeSage, Donald VandenLangenberg, Wilbert (Karen) VandenLangenberg, Lawrence VandenLangenberg, Elizabeth (Richard) LeSage, Patsy VandenLangenberg, and Clifford VandenLangenberg; son-in-law, Thomas Van Pay; and a sister-in-law, Carol VandenLangenberg.

Visitation will be at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 2040 Hillside Dr., from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass on Friday, June 9, 2017.  Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30 a.m. on Friday at Church with Rev. Mark VanderSteeg officiating.  Entombment will be in Allouez Mausoleum.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.Prokowall.com.

Leona’s family would like to thank the staff of Unity Hospice for their care and all her friends at Moraine Ridge for their concern and support.


Mass of Christian Burial: Friday Jun 9, 2017, 11:30 a.m. at St. Bernard Catholic Church

Visitation: Friday Jun 9, 2017, 10:00-11:30 a.m. at St. Bernard Catholic Church

Served by Proko-Wall Funeral Director: Josh Vandenbush

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