97, passed away Tuesday, October 29th, in Abilene. She was born August 5, 1916 at Tampa, Kansas, the daughter of Fred and Catherine (Schneider) Sween. Growing up in the area, she attended local schools. On May 15, 1934, she was married to Carl Stammeyer. All their married life was spent farming in the Elmo Community. Carl preceded her in death April 4, 1969. Leona had operated the Elmo telephone exchange for 18 years before moving to Abilene in 1969. She had done wallpapering and owned and operated the Sunset Trailer Park. She was also preceded in death by 5 sisters, 6 brothers and a great-grandchild. She was a member of the Grace United Church of Christ.
Survived by: 2 daughters Vivian Lake Abilene
Carlene Veal Abilene
Funeral Services will be held 10:30 A.M. Saturday, November 2nd, at the Grace United Church of Christ with Rev. Phyllis Garrett and Pastor Pansy Beaudoin officiating. Interment will follow in the New Basel Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions in her name be given to The Grace United Church of Christ or the Hospice of Dickinson County. They may be left at or sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, Kansas 67410.