Leonella R. Brancio, age 78, of Lake Park, MN, passed away on April 2, 2021. Leonella graduated from St. Mary’s Academy in New Rockford, ND and attended Creighton University in Omaha, NE. Leonella loved spending time with her family, farming and working as a controller throughout her life. To her family, Leonella emphasized the value of education and life-long learning. Her strength, resilience and giving nature was an inspiration to all. She will be greatly missed by her children, grandchildren, family and friends. Leonella is survived by son Byron Brancio; daughter Marya Brancio Rohweder and husband Doug Rohweder and grandchildren Luke and Ellie; daughter Natalie Brancio and husband Joseph Hajek, Jr. and grandchild Joshua; son-in-law, Ted Wahl and grandchildren Ryder and Carmyn. Preceded in death by husband, Fred Brancio and by daughter, Dr. Corinna Wahl Brancio. A Celebration of Leonella’s life is planned for a location in Fargo at a later date. To leave a special message to the family, visit HoranCares.com. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to Doctors Without Borders www.doctorsborders.org or The American Cancer Society www.cancer.org.