Leona Forman

Female 1908 - 2012  (103 years)


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  • Name Leona Forman 
    Born 20 Oct 1908  South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    1910 US Census 1910  Eagle, Brule County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
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      Leona Farman
      Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Eagle, Brule, South Dakota; Roll: T624_1476; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0070; FHL microfilm: 1375489.
    1920 US Census 1920  Eagle, Brule County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
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      Leona Forman
      Source Citation: Year: 1920; Census Place: Eagle, Brule, South Dakota; Roll: T625_1716; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 26; Image: 80.
    1930 US Census 1930  Township 16, Ziebach County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
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      Leona A Forman
      Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Township 16, Ziebach, South Dakota; Roll: 2232; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0046; Image: 1206.0; FHL microfilm: 2341966.
      note: boarder with Roy and Christina Shirley family
    1940 US Census 1940  Eagle, Brule County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
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      Leona A Formon
      Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: Eagle, Brule, South Dakota; Roll: T627_3849; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 8-6.
    Book - Schoenberger Family Tree 1969  [5
    • Schoenberger Family Tree by Marlene Maresh McGregor
      p 28
      Leona Forman
      born 20 Oct 1908 South Dakota
      died
      married Otto Rechow 3 Sep 1948
      address: Red Wing, Minnesota
    Buried 2012  CEMETERY Eagle Presbyterian Cemetery, Eagle, Brule County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
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      Birth: Oct. 20, 1908
      Academy
      Charles Mix County
      South Dakota, USA
      Death: Feb. 18, 2012
      Yankton
      Yankton County
      South Dakota, USA

      Leona A. (Forman) Reckow, age 103, of Yankton, South Dakota, died Saturday, February 18, 2012 at her home at Walnut Village in Yankton.

      A graveside service will be held at a later date when her cremated remains will be laid to rest beside her parents and brothers at the Eagle Presbyterian Cemetery near Academy, South Dakota. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Yankton.

      Leona was born on October 20, 1908 at Academy, South Dakota in Brule County to James and Emma (Schoenberger) Forman. She received her Teaching Certificate from Ward Academy in 1926 and taught school in Brule County and Yankton County for many years. Leona married Otto Reckow on September 3, 1948. They lived and farmed near Hector, Minnesota. Following Otto's death in 1959, she worked at a children's home in Fort Dodge, Iowa and at Vasa Children's Home in Red Wing, Minnesota until she retired in 1973 and moved to Yankton.

      Leona is survived by one sister, Lois VanderVoort of Buffalo Lake, MN; one step daughter, Irene (Paul) Erickson of Surprise, AZ; one step son, Lester (Vonnie) Reckow of Apache Junction, AZ; nieces and nephews: Jim (Rhoda) VanderVoort of Comstock, MN, Judy (Don) Meisel of Magnolia, TX, Jerry VanderVoort of Hector, MN, Jeanette Long of Brigham City, UT, Paul (Judy) Nielson of Yankton, Elaine (Howard) Perry of Spearfish, SD, Susan (James) Metzger of Hot Springs Village, AR, George (Nancy) Miller of Platte, SD and Donus (Lovila) Roberts of Watertown, SD.

      Leona was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Otto Reckow; one step daughter, Marlene Fluher; two brothers, Karl and Robert Forman; five sisters: Lila (Magnus) Nielson, Alice (Leon) Miller, Esther (Dan) Roberts, Alma (Frank) Lloyd and Neva (Iver) Peterson.

      A special thank you to the management and staff of Walnut Village Senior Apartments in Yankton for their special care of Leona.
    Died 18 Feb 2012  Yankton, Yankton County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper - Obituary 20 Feb 2012 
    • Published: Monday, February 20, 2012 1:08 AM CST
      Leona A. (Forman) Reckow, 103, of Yankton died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at her home at Walnut Village in Yankton.

      A graveside service will be held at a later date when her cremated remains will be laid to rest beside her parents and brothers at the Eagle Presbyterian Cemetery near Academy.

      Arrangements are under the direction of Wintz & Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Yankton.

      To send an online sympathy message, visit wintzrayfuneralhome.com.
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    Custom ID Vopalensky F266 
    Person ID I2968  Czech
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2015 

    Father James Forman,   b. 28 Oct 1871, Cizkov, Pelhrimov, Vysocina, Czech Republic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1944, Mitchell, Davison County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Emma N Schoenberger,   b. 7 Feb 1874, Blue River, Grant County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1941, Mitchell, Davison County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 4 Nov 1897  Kimball, Brule County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F236  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Otto Albert Reckow,   b. 4 May 1899, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1959, Meeker County, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 3 Sep 1948 
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2014 
    Family ID F6226  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Oct 1908 - South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1910 US Census - 1910 - Eagle, Brule County, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1920 US Census - 1920 - Eagle, Brule County, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1940 US Census - 1940 - Eagle, Brule County, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 2012 - CEMETERY Eagle Presbyterian Cemetery, Eagle, Brule County, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Feb 2012 - Yankton, Yankton County, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S349] CENSUS USA 1910.

    2. [S350] CENSUS USA 1920.

    3. [S351] CENSUS USA 1930.

    4. [S563] CENSUS USA 1940.

    5. [S772] BOOK Schoenberger Family Tree, McGregor, Marlene Maresh, (1969).

    6. [S26] CEMETERY Eagle Presbyterian Cemetery, Eagle, Brule County, South Dakota, USA.