June 3, 1930 - December 28, 2009
Lila Ann Lebahn was born June 3, 1930 at Douglas, ND, daughter of Albert “Bud” and Edna (Simonson) Pollert. She grew up and attended schools in Marion and Litchville and graduated from Valley City State College with a degree in elementary education. On June 15, 1948 she married Raymond Lebahn at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Litchville and made their home on the family farm. Along with farming she was a school teacher at Marion and Litchville area schools. In 1989 Ray and Lila retired from farming and moved to Litchville. In 1994 Lila retired after 40 years of teaching including 11 years as Litchville Elementary School Principal. Ray died on May 18, 2006. Lila had recently moved to Edgewood Vista Assisted Living Center in Fargo. Lila was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church where she was active in WELCA, circle, and had taught Sunday school. Lila was a director on the Litchville Community Center Board. She was active in North Dakota Farmers Union. She also was a member of North Dakota Retired Teacher Association and Barnes County Retired Teachers Association. Lila enjoyed working in her garden and attending her flowers and yard. She also enjoyed dancing, quilting, embroidery, playing cards and spending time with her children, grand children and great-grand children. She is survived by three sons: Rick (Marilynn), West Fargo, North Dakota, Randy (Colleen), Jamestown, North Dakota, and Trent (Wendy) Salina, Kansas; one daughter, Gayann (Ron) Van Bruggen, Litchville; nine grandchildren, Shane (Tami) Lebahn, Keela (Troy) Salisbury, Todd (Brandi) Lebahn, Brittany Lebahn, Adam Lebahn, Jake Lebahn, Tyler (Angela) Van Bruggen, Kale Van Bruggen, and Carly Van Bruggen; seven great grandchildren, Alexandra and Riley Lebahn, Gavin and Koral Salisbury, Camden and Elleana Lebahn, and Kylie Van Bruggen; one sister, Phyllis (Curt) Smedshammer, LaMoure, ND; three brothers, Donald (Georgine) Pollert, Litchville, Clayton (Virginia) Pollert, Onalaska, WI, Kenneth (Patricia) Pollert, Horace, ND; one sister-in-law Leola Pollert, Jamestown, ND; nine grand children and seven great-grand children. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother, Mural, and sister, Leona Severson and brother-in-law, Donald Severson.
Lila Ann Lebahn was born June 3, 1930 at Douglas, ND, daughter of Albert “Bud” and Edna (Simonson) Pollert. She grew up and attended schools in Marion and Litchville and graduated from Valley City State College with a degree in elementary education.... View Obituary & Service Information
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