Noted events in her life were:
• Cemetery: Lakewood Cemetery, 1907, Albert Lea, Freeborn County, MN. unmarked
Leona married Nels Nilsson HILLESTAD, son of Nils Nilsen HALSETEIG and Brithe Wikingsdatter STEIG. (Nels Nilsson HILLESTAD was born on 26 Apr 1847 in Hafslo, Sogn Og Fjordane, Norway 1, baptized on 9 May 1847 in Hafslo, Sogn Og Fjordane, Norway and died on 11 Oct 1913 in Albert Lea, Freeborn County, MN 2.) The cause of his death was heart failure.
1 Døypte i Hafslo 1717-1894 (Digitalarkivet), 8287.
2 Minnesota Death Certificates Index, certid# 1913-MN-004274.