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Leona Delekta

1932 - 2012

Leona L. Delekta age 79 of Rogers City, known
to many as Bunny or Ma, passed away July 3, 2012
at Tendercare Health Center in Rogers City

She was born September 26, 1932 in Ocqueoc
to Herman and Marjorie (Jarvis) Ganske

On May 11, 1957 she married Anthony Delekta. Ma always had a smile on
her face and never complained about anything. She dedicated her life to her
children and those around her.

Mrs. Delekta is survived by:
her children, Frank (Bette) Delekta of South Lyon,
Ann (William) Smith of Hillman,
Frances (Roy) Haynes of Rochester Hills,
Patricia (Jeffrey) Prell of Hawks, Janet Delekta of Highland,
Nancy (Stephen) Brown of Portage,
Mark (Colleen) Delekta of Posen, and
Theresa (Kevin) Kortman of Rogers City;
many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by:
her husband, Anthony in 1995;
son, Michael;
daughter, Joanne;
brothers, Edwin and Adolph Ganske;
sister, Lydia “Gen” Arkwood.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Friday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m.
with rosary at 6:30 followed by the parish wake service at 7:00 p.m. with
Sr. Rita Epple officiating. Visitation will resume at St. Casimir Catholic Church
on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass at 10:00 a.m. with
Fr. Arthur Duchnowicz officiating.

Burial will take place at St. Casimir Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to St. Ignatius Catholic School
in Rogers City.

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Leona Delekta – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI