Leonita Grace Logsdon

September 24, 1931 ~ April 23, 2022 (age 90)


Leonita was born September 24, 1931, in St. Paul, NE, the daughter of Hubert and Anna (Ambrose) O’Neill. She graduated from St. Mary’s High School in Grand Island, NE with the class of 1949. Leonita attended beauty school in Lincoln, NE. She married James B. Logsdon on June 11, 1955, at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Grand Island, NE. Leonita worked as a hostess at Bishops Buffett in Lincoln, NE. She was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church in Lincoln, NE. Leonita cherished her family and enjoyed cooking and baking.

Leonita is survived by her husband of 66 years, James Logsdon; children, Sue (Mark) Carlbom, Larry Logsdon, Mark (Sang) Logsdon all of Lincoln, NE, Wayne Logsdon, and Steve Logsdon both of Las Vegas, NV; 9 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, infant son, and sister, Lorraine Matousek.

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May 2, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Colonial Chapel Funeral Home
5200 R ST
Lincoln, NE 68504

May 2, 2022

7:00 PM
Colonial Chapel Funeral Home
5200 R ST
Lincoln, NE 68504

Memorial Mass
May 3, 2022

10:30 AM
St. John the Apostle
7601 Vine
Lincoln, NE 68505


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