Leanor Erling, 101, Jamestown, ND passed away peacefully Sunday, June 27, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family.
Leanor was born to Nick and Marry (Tavis) Gauer on February 11, 1920. She attended schools at Glen Ullin grade school and Glen Ullin High School. Upon graduation, she was employed by Att. Saul Halpern. In 1940, she worked for Bank of Glen Ullin as a book keeper and teller. In 1941 she was employed as a teller by 1st National Bank of Pecos, TX. In 1943, she was employed as a teller and night depository clerk by 1st National Bank, Tacoma, WA. In 1945 she returned to Bank of Glen Ullin as a Asst. Cashier and Bank Insurance Agent and teller. Leanor was an Office Agent for Vetter Insurance of Linton, ND in 1962. After that she moved to Jamestown in 1967 and worked for F.U. Insurance for a year or so.
In 1948 Leanor married William M. Erling on February 9 at Sacred Heart Church, Glen Ullin, ND. Leanor enjoyed bowling, card playing, fancy work and baking.
Leanor is survived by six children, William (Sheila) Erling, Twin Falls, ID, JoAnn (Pat) Eastman, Deadwood, SD, Kathleen (William) Szarkowski, Coquille, OR, Donna Mayer, Jamestown, ND, Jeffry (Deb) Erling, Kensal, ND, Mary (Dan) Liberda, MN; 13 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband William, two brothers and four sisters.
Visitation will be held one hour before the service. The funeral service will be 2:00 PM, Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown, ND. Interment will be 12:00 PM, Thursday, July 1, 2021 in North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan, ND.
Eddy Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
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