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In memory of

Leonard M. Addison

of Kadoka, South Dakota, died on Sunday, February 11, 2001 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City at the age of 86

Leonard M. Addison was born February 15, 1914, on his parents ranch ten miles northest of Belvidere, the son of Otis D. and Edith (Noble) Addison.

He grew up on the family ranch and received his elementary education in rural school prior to graduating from Belvidere High School in 1931.  As a young man he ranched with his parents in the Belvidere area.

He was united in marriage to Cleo Orr on February 7, 1938 at Midland, SD.  They ranched in the Stamford area until their retirement.  After they retired from the ranch, they moved to Belvidere and later moved into Kadoka where they continued to reside.

Leonard was a member of the South Dakota Stockgrowers Association.  He served as Jackson County Commissioner for several years and on the Belvidere School Board and Belvidere Cemetery Association Board.

Grateful for having shared his life are his wife, Cleo Addison of Kadoka; a daughter, Kathleen Leutenegger and her husband, Joe of Kadoka; a son Leonard O. Addison and his wife, Joan of Rupert, Idaho; seven grandchildren, September and her husband Cory, Shawna and her husabnd Richard, Shanesa and her husband Wade, Starette and her husband Brian, Melodie and her husband Jim, Memory and Monica; ten great-grandchildren; a sister, Shirley Willert and her husband, Oliver of Kadoka; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Leonard was preceded in death by a daughter Melody as an infant; a grandson, Shane L. Leutennegger; his parents, Otis and Edith Addison; a brother, Chadwick "Chad" Addison; and two sisters, Maye Murphy and Lilan Pluta.

Wednesday, February 14, 2001
10:30 a.m.
Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church
Kadoka, South Dakota

Father Bob Baden
Deacon Gene Heckathorne

JoAnne Stilwell - Pianist
Jill Eckert - Vocalist
September Kirby - Special Music

Tom DeVries - Lee Addison

Richard Bendt - Wade Rhodes
Cory Kirby - Jerry Willert
Brian Nash - Jim Willert

Honorary Pallbearers
All relatives and friends in attendance

Belvidere Cemetery
Belvidere, South Dakota

Wednesday, February 14, 2001
10:30 a.m.
Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church
Kadoka, SD