Leora Green

Leora Green, 90, Bismarck, formerly of Harvey, died Jan. 18, 2013, at the St. Vincent Nursing Home in Bismarck. Funeral services will be held at the St. Vincent Nursing Home Chapel in Bismarck on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at 9 a.m. Visitation will be held today, Jan. 21, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Hertz Funeral Home, Harvey. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Chaseley City Cemetery, Chaseley, N.D.

Leora was born on March 6, 1922, on the family farm south of Chaseley, N.D. She was the daughter of Ira W. and Esther (Wright) Breakey. Leora grew up and attended school in the area.

She married Leon Green on Dec. 20, 1943, at Bowdon. They lived and farmed south of Bowdon. Leon died on Dec. 23, 1981. Leora moved to Harvey in 1982. She worked at the St. Aloisius Nursing Home as a nurses’ aide and at the Harvey Bakery.

Leora was a member of the United Methodist Church of Harvey. She moved to Bismarck in 2006. Leora entered the St. Vincent Nursing Home in 2012.

Leora enjoyed working alongside Leon on the farm. She loved to garden and she planted many types of flowers, her favorite being the sunflower. Leora’s favorite time of year was when spring came along with all the new baby farm animals. Leora nurtured many orphaned animals. Leora always had a kind word and a warm friendly smile for anyone she met.

Leora is survived by: son and daughter-in-law, Loren and Debra Green, of Bismarck; two grandchildren, Raquel Green, of Fargo, Shane (Natalie) Green of Devils Lake, N.D.; and two great-grandchildren, Emily and Jack Green of Devils Lake.

Leora was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leon; sisters, Lois Kline, Leuaine Weigelt, Josephine Breakey; and brothers, Richard Breakey and Donald Breakey.

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