The Free Press, Mankato, MN

March 23, 2013

Leola Ida Breid


—   Leola Ida Breid, age 91, of Le Sueur, formerly of the metro area died on Thursday,  March 14, 2013, at the Minnesota Valley Health Center in Le Sueur.  Memorial services will be Wednesday, April 17, 11:00 a.m. at the Kolden Funeral Home in Le Sueur, MN.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the funeral Home.  Interment will be in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN.  Rev. John Roschen will officiate the services.

 Leola was born on Dec. 6, 1921, in Sharon Township, Le Sueur County, to Charles and Emma (Tiede) Braun.  She grew up in the Sharon Township area and later married Albert Breid at Zion United Church of Christ in Le Sueur.  The couple lived and worked at a Super Valu store in Excelsior for many years and Lund's Country Village.

 She is survived by many nieces and nephews.

  She is preceded in death by her husband, Albert; Brothers, William Braun, Edward Braun, Harry Braun, Ambrose "Speed" Braun, Alba Braun & Ben "Ole" Braun; Sisters, Caroline Thelemann, Hulda Van Buren, Leona Schwartz, Evelyn Randen, Mabel Braun, Irene Braun, Dorothy Reddemann and an infant sister.