Leona F. Kebbe
Leona Fern (Mahlum) Froegel Kebbe, 99, of La Crescent passed away peacefully Thursday, October 21, 2021 at her home. Leona was born June 12, 1922 in Holmen to Lawrence and Hilma (Severson) Mahlum. She married Frank Froegel on June 22, 1944. He preceded her in death on September 27, 1952. Leona married Harry Kebbe on September 3, 1955. He preceded her in death on August 1, 2005. Leona is survived by her daughters Marlene, Gail, and Gretchen (Israel), a sister Mavis, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Leona was preceded in death by her husbands, as well as her siblings, Lloyd, Russ, Louis and Joyce, her daughter Karen, and her son-in-law Bob. Leona’s family would like to thank ALL of her home healthcare team for their many hours of care and support. We also want to thank her church family at Olivet Beacon of Light Lutheran Church for their support and prayers. We thank the Lord for carrying Mom through her life and for allowing us to have her in our lives for 99 years. We shall always keep her close in our hearts. Remember her sweet, sweet smile. Leona’s cremains will be committed in the columbarium at Olivet in a private family service. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.