Leland Jewett

Leland Jewett

Leland Jewett, 83, of Richland Center died Monday, November 4, 2019 at Schmitt Woodland Hills. He was born on September 25, 1936 in Willow Township the son of Floyd and Erma (Phillips) Jewett. Lee attended West Lima High School for 3 years before the family moved to Sextonville and he graduated from Ithaca High School in 1955. He worked at several small cheese factories and also did construction work. On May 2, 1959 Lee was united in marriage to Beverly Rice, and they had four children: Randy, Greg, Sherry, and Lindy. Lee worked at Foremost Farms in Richland Center for 35 years. He loved to hunt, fish, and go bowling, which he did in several different leagues. Lee is survived by his wife Beverly of Viroqua; Four children: Randy (Kim) Jewett of Richland Center, Greg (Terri) Jewett of Montfort, Sherry (Gordy) Poad of Lone Rock, Lindy (Tom) Gronemus of Viroqua; Seven grandchildren: Jessica (Brandon) Nehmer of Marshfield, Aaron (fiancé Laura) Jewett of Cottage Grove, Holly Poad of Lone Rock, Lacey Poad of Lone Rock, Jenna (Tyler) Tollefson of Belleville, Ross Caygill of Montfort, Reed Caygill of Montfort; Great-grandchildren: Addison and Gavin Nehmer, Raelynn Ragsdale, Jack and Rhett Tollefson; Brother: Robert (Judith) Jewett of Wausaukee; Sister: Karen (Allen) Cockroft of Sextonville; Brother-in-law: Manley Bird of Sextonville; Sister-in-law: Gloria Jewett of Glenco, MN; Many other relatives and friends. Lee was preceded in death by his parents, daughter-in-law Lynn Jewett, brothers and sisters: Lorraine Dray, Carmen Bird, Marvin ‘Red’ Jewett and Ruth Joachim. A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Pratt Memorial Chapel. Burial will be held in the Sextonville Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 7, 2019 from 10:00 AM until the time of the service at 11:00 AM. The family suggests memorials in Lee’s name be directed to Schmitt Woodland Hills. The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family with their arrangements.
September 25, 1936 - November 4, 201909/25/193611/04/2019
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Norma Swenson
November 10, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Leland from when I was a child and visited my grandmother in Sextonville who lived across the street from most of the family. He always said hi to us kids and watched out for us when we were playing ball at the old schoolhouse in S... Continue Reading
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Ronda Marchionda-Neuhauser
November 7, 2019
Bev and family, I was sadden to hear of Lee’s passing. He was a wonderful man. Sending my deepest sympathy of your loss. My prayers are with you and family. Ronda Marchionda-Neuhauser
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November 6, 2019
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Jean Keegan
November 6, 2019
Thoughts a prayers to Lee"s family at this sad time. I attended school at West Lima with Lee until he moved.
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Chris Storer
November 6, 2019
So sad to hear of Lee's passing. Have a lot of memories of him growing up. He was a nice man and will be missed. Your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
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Stan, Fritzi Goplen
November 5, 2019
Bev and family Our deepest sympathy to you and the family Lee was a great guy. We shared lots of time on the fast pitch diamond and remember many times of bowling along with a few hunting and fishing stories RIP LEE keep that left hand ready
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