Leora Juliet Rydland

Leora Juliet Rydland
b: 18 JUN 1921
d: 19 MAR 1979
Biography


Leora was born in Van Hook, North Dakota June 18, 1921. The family movedto Franklin, Minnesota in 1922. In 1937 they moved to Peterson,Minnesota. She attended schools in Franklin and graduated from PetersonHigh School on June 1, 1939. Leora was active in high school and was acheer leader 1938/1939. She played basketball and injured her back in afall. This injury caused her to have a great deal of pain throughout herlife.
Leora was my special cousin and we enjoyed many happy times at LakeCrystal. After graduation, Leora moved to Minneapolis and took a job atNorthwestern Bank. When I finished medical secretarial school at Collegeof Commerce in Minneapolis in 1942, I moved to the Pillsbury Girls Cluband shared a room with Leora. We both worked in downtown Minneapolis.After Leora's father's death November 12, 1942, Aunt Esther moved to ahome in St. Louis Park. Leora and I occupied the house with cots, applecrates for tables, etc. until Esther and the family arrived. We bothlived there for several months.
Leora and Dick were married in Mason City, Iowa on May 22, 1944 and shewent with him to Virginia Beach, Virginia. When Dick left for the SouthPacific Leora returned to St. Louis Park and lived with Dick's parents.
Leora continued to work at the bank as her family grew to four children.She became a trust officer for the bank. She and Dick were divorcedsometime in 1966. Leora made many lovely craft items that she sold underthe name Mother Nature Crafts, Leora Dickinson, 9114 Cedar Lake Road, St.Louis Park, MN 55426. She gave me a piece with owls for my collection.
Leora married Arthur Mc White. She became very ill in 1978 and wentthrough chemotherapy and cobalt treatments, also had surgery for a brokenhip. She died of pancreatic cancer March 19, 1979. She is buried inFort Snelling National Cemetery.
Leora and Dick had four children: John and James Dickinson, SusanWinter, and Kathleen Fagerholm.
John attended Annapolis Military Acadamy; Susan attended University inSantiago, Chile. She aspired to be a journalist.






Facts
  • 18 JUN 1921 - Birth - ; Van Hook, Mountrail County, ND
  • 22 MAR 1979 - Burial - ; Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Hennepin County, MN
  • 19 MAR 1979 - Death - ; St. Louis Park, MN
Ancestors
   
 
 
Henry Rydland
17 DEC 1890 - 12 NOV 1942
  
  
  
Lena
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Leora Juliet Rydland
18 JUN 1921 - 19 MAR 1979
  
 
  
Daniel Bertheus Olson
3 AUG 1861 - 1 MAY 1931
 
 
Esther Viola Olson
12 JUN 1898 - FEB 1987
  
  
  
Anna Louise Eriksen
24 JUL 1862 - 29 DEC 1953
 
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Henry Rydland
Birth17 DEC 1890Fitjar, Sundhorland, Norway
Death12 NOV 1942 Lanesboro Hospital, Lanesboro, Minnesota
Marriage10 NOV 1918to Esther Viola Olson at Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota
FatherJohannes Rydland
MotherLena
PARENT (F) Esther Viola Olson
Birth12 JUN 1898Sharon, Steele County, ND
DeathFEB 1987 Minneapolis, MN
Marriage10 NOV 1918to Henry Rydland at Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota
FatherDaniel Bertheus Olson
MotherAnna Louise Eriksen
CHILDREN
MArne Daniel Rydland
Birth29 JUN 1919Sharon, Steele County, ND
Death18 FEB 1995Golden Valley, MN
Marriage7 APR 1945to Private at Crookston, MN
FLeora Juliet Rydland
Birth18 JUN 1921Van Hook, Mountrail County, ND
Death19 MAR 1979St. Louis Park, MN
Marriage22 MAY 1944to John Bruce Dickinson at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Mason City, Iowa
Marriageto Arthur Mc White
FRuth Esther Rydland
Birth19 AUG 1926Franklin, Minnesota
Death12 MAR 1995Gulf Shores, Alabama
Marriageto Herb Eastman
FSylvia Marie Rydland
Birth15 JAN 1929Franklin, MN
Death21 APR 2004Battle Lake, MN
Marriage21 JUL 1951to Steve Triden
Private
Birth
Death
Marriageto Robert Dingel
Marriageto Richard Stahowiak
Marriage4 APR 2002to John Foss at Lakeland, Florida
Private
Birth
Death
Marriageto Private at Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) John Bruce Dickinson
Birth1922
Death20 APR 1981 St. Louis Park, MN
Marriage22 MAY 1944to Leora Juliet Rydland at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Mason City, Iowa
Father?
Mother?
PARENT (F) Leora Juliet Rydland
Birth18 JUN 1921Van Hook, Mountrail County, ND
Death19 MAR 1979 St. Louis Park, MN
Marriage22 MAY 1944to John Bruce Dickinson at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Mason City, Iowa
Marriageto Arthur Mc White
FatherHenry Rydland
MotherEsther Viola Olson
CHILDREN
Private
Birth
Death
FKay Dickinson
Birth
Death
MJames Dickinson
Birth
Death
FSusan Dickinson
Birth1 MAR 1948
Death1989
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Arthur Mc White
Birth
Death
Marriageto Leora Juliet Rydland
Father?
Mother?
PARENT (F) Leora Juliet Rydland
Birth18 JUN 1921Van Hook, Mountrail County, ND
Death19 MAR 1979 St. Louis Park, MN
Marriage22 MAY 1944to John Bruce Dickinson at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Mason City, Iowa
Marriageto Arthur Mc White
FatherHenry Rydland
MotherEsther Viola Olson
CHILDREN
Descendancy Chart
Leora Juliet Rydland b: 18 JUN 1921 d: 19 MAR 1979
John Bruce Dickinson b: 1922 d: 20 APR 1981
Susan Dickinson b: 1 MAR 1948 d: 1989

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