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Leona McNeal, 89

Leona M. McNeal, age 89, a long term resident of Hastings, died Sunday, Sept. 22, at the Regina Nursing Home.

Leona was born Sept. 30, 1923, in St. Paul, to Leon and Marie (Eckert) McNeal. She was a graduate of Webster, Wis. High School and had worked over 30 years for 3M in the packaging department.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister-in-law June McNeal.

Leona is survived by her brother Fremont "Pat" McNeal of Webster; niece Margaret Sumner of Chicago; nephew Mike (Cathie) McNeal of Greenfield, Minn.; grandnieces Caitlyn and Allison McNeal; also special friend Janie Nicholls of Lake Elmo.

The memorial service, officiated by Rev. Doug Duin, will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at Our Saviour's Ev. Lutheran Church, 400 W. 9th St., Hastings. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at church. A private interment will be held in Webster, at a later date.

Arrangements were made with Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, Hastings. 651-437-9419.

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