May 26, 1940 – July 8, 2015
Leona Hattery (age 75), entered into rest on July 8 in Bellingham, WA surrounded by her family. Leona was born on May 26, 1940 in Strasburg, ND to Ralph (Rafael) and Sally (Goetz) Braun. She attended and graduated from high school in Wallace, ID in 1958.
Leona was an avid crocheter, loved to read and watch her favorite shows on TV. She was a loving person who never met a stranger. She loved children to the utmost, especially her three living adult children; she was so very proud of them all. Leona especially doted on her grandson and granddaughter, the children of her oldest daughter and her only grandchildren. She is survived by her husband, Andrew L. Hattery whom she married in Kellogg, ID on May 23, 1959; son, James A. Hattery of Bellingham; 2 daughters, Melanie Hattery Haines of Blaine, and Andrea Lee Hattery of Bellingham; 2 sisters, Margaret Braun Adams of Coeur d’Alene, ID and Contance L. Braun Smith of Spokane, WA. She is preceded in death by her brothers, and 2 children, Denise Marie Hattery and Christopher C. Hattery.
A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, July 15 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, 604 H St. Blaine, WA, with reception to follow in the church hall. Inurnment will take place at Greenacres Cemetery in Ferndale following the reception. Memorial contributions may be given in Leona’s name to the Blaine Firefighters EMT or St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham. Please sign the Book of Memories, light a candle and leave your condolences for the family at www.JernsFH.com