Lea Dewald, 83, Streeter, ND died Thursday September 19, 2013 at the Brandel Manor in Turlock, CA.
Lea Buck was born January 15, 1930 at Streeter, ND the daughter of Jacob J. Buck and Lydia (Rempfer) Buck. She attended Streeter Public School and graduated from Streeter High School in 1948.
She and Otto Dewald were married June 22, 1948 at Streeter, ND. They made their home on the farm 2 ½ miles west of Streeter where they ran beef cattle and raised small grains. Following the death of her husband April 1, 2011 she continued to reside on the farm until moving to Turlock, CA in 2013.
She was a member of the United Church of Christ at Streeter, ND. She enjoyed doing seamstress work, oil painting and quilting.
She is survived by her daughter, Carey Brock, Delhi, CA; 4 grandchildren, Daniel, Jennifer, Levi, and Katie.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and 1 son, Russell,
6 brothers and 4 sisters.
Services - A private family service will be held at a later date.
Burial - North Dakota Veteran's Cemetery, Mandan, ND.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to: Streeter Legion Hall