Leah Pillsbury Obituary, Death – Leah Pillsbury, who had spent her whole life in Northfield, passed away on Saturday, November 10, in the presence of the people she loved most in the world. Howard Peterson and Lylah Pillsbury welcomed Leah Pillsbury into the world on November 30, 1950, in Windom, Minnesota (Sanden). Her parents’ names were Howard and Lylah (Sanden). She obtained graduation from Ortonville High School, where she started her studies. She continued her study at St. Cloud State University after that, where she graduated with a bachelor’s in education in 1973.
She enrolled in Ortonville High School to begin her studies. Leah originally met Chuck Pillsbury, who would later become her husband, while she was employed at the Lutsen Resort. After getting married in 1976, the couple made the decision to start their lives together in Northfield. Leah served as a business education instructor at Northfield High School for 33 years. Both the ice hockey programs at Northfield and Gustavus Adolphus College give a great deal of credit to her work for their successes. After retiring in 2008, Leah started spending a lot of time volunteering in the neighborhood and discovered a passion for travel.
She went to the cabin to relax with her family and a few close friends and they had a great time. Despite how difficult it was, Leah always put the needs of others before her own needs and commitments. Many individuals were touched by her selflessness, which altered the path of many people’s lives in the future. After Leah passes away, only her 42-year-old husband Chuck, her sons Ross and Matt, and their wives Leah and Hunter, her grandson Hunter, and her brother Terry and his wife Claudia Peterson will remember her.
Her brother Richard Peterson and both of her parents had died before she was even born. In her family, she was the only elder who had lived into old age. On Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 1 o’clock in the afternoon, Pastor Will Healy will preside over the burial ceremony at Emmaus Church. On November 16, 2018, from four until seven, there will be a viewing at the Bierman Funeral Home. The viewing will also take place at the church for the first hour before the funeral service. The private funeral service will be held at the Northfield, Minnesota, cemetery known as Oaklawn.