Daly, Leona H. (Anderson) (March 10, 1906 - July 23, 1993)

Leona H. Daly

Douglas Budget - July, 1993

Funeral services for Leona H. Daly, 87, were held July 26 at the Glendo Community Church with Rev. Dan Barcus officiating.

Interment was in the Wheatland Cemetery.

Mrs. Daly did July 23, 1993, at her home in Glendo.

She was born March 10, 1906, in Duluth, Minn., the daughter of Sidney Christian and Emma Clara (Block) Anderson.

The family moved for a time to Spokane, Wash., where she received her early education; then moving to Minneapolis, Minn., where she completed her education, graduating from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis - St. Paul.

She worked for a time with the Girl Scouts in northern Minnesota and had her first teaching position in Fremont, Neb.

She married Robert William Daly in Red Lodge, Mont., on Aug. 8, 1932.

Mr. Daly was working in Saratoga, Wyo., when they married and since school teachers were not supposed to be married, she continued teaching until the end of the school year and then joined him in Wyoming.

The Dalys lived in Minnesota for five years and then returned to Wyoming; living in Laramie, Guernsey, and then to Glendo where they purchased a ranch in 1947. Mrs. Daly lived there until the time of her death.

She taught school over 20 years, retiring in the late 1960s.

She was a 40-year member of the Glendo Women's Benefit Club and the Farm Bureau.

She enjoyed crocheting, reading, and doing crossword puzzles. She was very involved with her family.

She is survived by her three children, Patricia Archie of Glendo, Dennis R. Daly of Douglas, and John T. Daly of Glendo; seven grandchildren, Laurie Archie Peden of Saratoga, Ross Archie of Yoder, Shawn Daly of Douglas, Kerry Mills of Douglas, Shad Daly of Glendo, Gene Daly of Glendo, and Jack Daly of Glendo; nine great-grandchildren, Cassidy and Kip Archie of Yoder, Jake, Sarah, Skye and Dusty Daly of Douglas, Blake and Cody Mills of Douglas, and Morgan Peden of Saratoga; and two foster grandchildren, Tina Cronin of Douglas, and Bud Decker of Fort Collins, Colo.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Robert William Daly on Aug. 5, 1978, and a brother and sister, Calvin Anderson and Grace Carlisle.

Serving as pallbearers were Ross Archie, Shawn Daly, Shad Daly, Gene Daly, Jack Daly, Cabot Peden, and Rick Mills.

Honorary pallbearers were all of her many friends.

A memorial to the Horseshoe Livestock 4-H Club Scholarship Fund, c/o John Daly, 384 Horseshoe Road, Glendo, WY 82213, would be appreciated by the family.

The Platte Funeral Chapel of Wheatland was in charge of the arrangements.


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