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Leone Spinler -- Blooming Prairie

BLOOMING PRAIRIE -- The funeral for Leone Spinler will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Owatonna with the Rev. Peter Klein officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Spinler, 89, of Blooming Prairie, a homemaker, died Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2002) at Prairie Manor Nursing Home.

Leone Fiebiger was born Feb. 28, 1912, in Owatonna. On Feb. 17, 1932, she married Albert Spinler in Owatonna. They farmed south of Blooming Prairie until 1968, when they retired and moved to Owatonna. Her husband died in 1969. Mrs. Spinler moved to Blooming Prairie in 1992. She was active in church work and enjoyed playing cards and bingo.

Survivors include a son, David (Karen) of Austin; a daughter, Maurea (Richard) Newgren of Bloomington, Minn.; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Ethel Meixner and Hilda Kubicek, both of Blooming Prairie, and Marie Prokopec of Owatonna. Two brothers preceded her in death

Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Brick-Meger Funeral Home in Owatonna and an hour before the service Friday at the church. There will be a parish rosary service at 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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