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Published April 28, 2013, 12:00 AM

Leone Redmann

Leone Redmann, 98, West Fargo, ND died on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at Elim Care Center, Fargo, ND.

Leone Bernice Welke was born Jan. 20, 1915 at Enderlin, ND to Emil and Gertrude Welke. She grew up at Enderlin and attended school there. Leone married Otto Redmann on Feb. 14, 1936 in Valley City, ND. They farmed near Nome, ND until 1956 when they moved to Tower City, ND where they also farmed and raised turkeys. In 1979, they moved to West Fargo. Otto died in 1998. She moved to Sheyenne Crossings in Oct. 2010 and later to Elim Care Center in Sept. 2012.

Leone Redmann

Leone Redmann, 98, West Fargo, ND died on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at Elim Care Center, Fargo, ND.

Leone Bernice Welke was born Jan. 20, 1915 at Enderlin, ND to Emil and Gertrude Welke. She grew up at Enderlin and attended school there. Leone married Otto Redmann on Feb. 14, 1936 in Valley City, ND. They farmed near Nome, ND until 1956 when they moved to Tower City, ND where they also farmed and raised turkeys. In 1979, they moved to West Fargo. Otto died in 1998. She moved to Sheyenne Crossings in Oct. 2010 and later to Elim Care Center in Sept. 2012.

Leone loved music and playing the piano and accordion. In her young days, she was in a band that played for weddings and other events. During recent years, she entertained residents at Sheyenne Crossings and Elim.

She is survived by a son, David Redmann (Shirley Essary), West Fargo; daughter, Donna (Don) Solberg, West Fargo; and granddaughter, Megean Solberg (Travis McLeod). She was preceded in death by her husband; son, William; daughter, Sandra; infant daughter, Marlys; and two siblings, Reuben Welke and Lucille Barcness.

Special thanks to Hospice of the Red River Valley, Elim Care Center and Sheyenne Crossings for their loving care of Leone.

Visitation: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 from 5 to 7 PM with a prayer service at 7 PM at West Funeral Home, West Fargo.

Funeral: Wednesday at 1 PM at Faith Lutheran Church, West Fargo with visitation one hour prior.

Burial: Enderlin (ND) Cemetery.

Online: westfuneralhome.com

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