Leola M. CunninghamLeola M. Deisher was born July 11, 1929, to Samuel and Dorothy Deisher. She grew up in Illinois. She met Patrick Cunningham and they were married August 28, 1948 and later moved to Fargo. In 1968, they owned Jacobson Carpet Cleaners while Leola worked as a receptionist and a homemaker as well.
Leola enjoyed gardening, embroidery, reading, and bingo. She had a great love for her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She was known as the “Gambling Grandma” with her daughter Pam. She made the best apple pies and was famous for her great cooking.