Ilona K. LeMier, 63 of Duluth, passed away on April 27, 2020 after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease. She was born to Roy and Gladys LeMier in Duluth, MN on December 23, 1956. Ilona graduated from East High School class of 1979. She enjoyed traveling to festivals, fairs, family gatherings, cooking, attending movies and particularly going out to dance with her very special friend of 43 years Chris Rhodes. She had an infectious laugh that could be heard throughout the house and you could not help but to laugh or smile along with her. Ilona was truly a joyous delightful person to be with. She brought much sunshine in our lives with her humor and twinkle in her beautiful blue eyes. She had been working for Pinewood Duluth for many years and previously at Goodwill. Ilona’s family wishes to extend a special thank you to all the staff at the DRCC Triplex home for their exceptional service kindness and loving care for Ilona, also, she will be sadly missed by several friends’ coworkers.
She is preceded in death by her parents Roy and Gladys LeMier and nephew Randall Gustafson.
She is survived by her brother Royal (Janice) LeMier brother Roger (Perna) LeMier and sister Irene Gustafson and many beloved extended family members A private family service will be held at this time and a celebration of life to be held at a later date. Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home. 600 E. 2nd St. Duluth, MN 55805. 218-727-3555.
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