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Leona "Grammy" Horr

September 15, 1914 — November 3, 2011

Leona was born on a farm near Garretson, South Dakota on September 15, 1914, the daughter of John and Ida (Muth) Ridpath. She came to Sioux Falls at the age of 15 and lived with an older sister. Leona married Russell Horr on December 25, 1933 and they raised two sons, Lanny and Roger. She worked at several businesses in Sioux Falls including Scotch Cleaners, Horwitz Jewelers and Sioux Steel. Leona also was a Senior Companion for several years. She was called ?Grammy? by her family and friends. Russell passed away in 1980. Leona was well cared for and enjoyed spending the last few years at Stoney Brook Suites and the Good Samaritan Village where she passed away on November 3, 2011 at the age of 97. Leona was a member of Eastside Baptist Church and was a Sunday School teacher for many years. She enjoyed gardening, fishing and spending time at the cabin on Lake Madison. She is survived by grandchildren and their spouses, Rodger and Shelly Horr, Kevin and Diane Scott, Billy and Joli Scott, Duane Horr; six great grandchildren; a daughter in law, Marian Horr and a God Child, Joyce (Bob) Heyl. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two sons and eight siblings.
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