Leola Pearl Marie Replogle (Grinsell), 85, passed away on Oct. 7, 2012 at her home in Anoka, Mn., where she lived with her son.
Leola was born Sept. 19, 1927 in Fort Frances, Ont. and grew up there, the daughter of E. Stephen and Lily B. Grinsell.
She married Marine Tsgt. Ferris E. Replogle (Ret.) of Minneapolis, Mn. in 1955.
He predeceased her in April, 1962. She raised their three children, Deborah, Christopher, and Brian, in International Falls, Mn.
Leola also was predeceased by her siblings, Dennis Grinsell of Fort Frances, Ont., Vernon Grinsell of New York, Darlene Arason of Andover, Mn., and Rochelle Jorgenson of Blaine, Mn.
She is survived by her sisters, Patricia Ligouri of Coon Rapids, Mn. and Velaire York of Fort Frances, Ont.; and her brother, Martin Grinsell of Fort Frances, Ont.
She also is survived by several grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial services were held Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, where she later will be interred with her husband.
In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer in memoriam donations to the National Kidney Foundation, Inc. (www.kidney.org).