Leona R Brekke (1911 - 1991)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Leona R Brekke’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Leona so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Leona’s biography.

Leona R Brekke Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Leona R Brekke and her immediate Brekke family. Add to Leona R Brekke's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Leona.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Leona R Brekke? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Did Leona move a lot? Did she emigrate from another country? Add Leona's last known location.

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Leona finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Leona attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Leona did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Leona R Brekke is a military veteran.

Middle name

R

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Leona's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Leona's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Leona a religious woman? Add Leona’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Leona during various points of her life.

Timeline

1911 - In the year that Leona R Brekke was born, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

1966 - When she was 55 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

1977 - At the age of 66 years old, Leona was alive when on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

1983 - When she was 72 years old, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

1991 - In the year of Leona R Brekke's passing, on January 16th, Allied forces began the first phase of Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein's forces had previously invaded the sovereign state of Kuwait and the focus of the operation was to remove his Iraqi troops from Kuwait. On February 24th, the ground war began. Within 100 hours, American ground troops declared Kuwait liberated.

Leona R Brekke Family Tree

Who was Leona’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Leona’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Leona's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Leona R Brekke
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Leona's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Leona R Brekke is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Leona R Brekke passed away on February 3, 1991 at age 79. No cause of death has been listed. She was born on October 25, 1911. We are unaware of information about Leona's family or relationships.

Memories

What do you remember about Leona R Brekke? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Leona is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Leona R Brekke

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources