Leo Morrison Woodland


BLACKFOOT — Leo Morrison Woodland, 98, a longtime resident of the Blackfoot area, died early Sunday morning, Nov. 12, 1989 at the home of a daughter in Idaho Falls.
He was born Sept. 8, 1891 in Marsh Valley, to Joseph T. and Sarah Ann Morrison Woodland. He attended the old Wicks School north of Blackfoot.
He married Florence Rollison Dec. 19, 1917 in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple. They farmed on Rich Lane.
He was also a ditch rider, caretaker of Grove City Cemetery and ran a milk route.
He was a former member of the Grange and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he served for many years as superintendent of the Sunday school.
His wife died Sept. 14, 1967.
He later married Mary Anderson in Blackfoot.
He is survived by his wife, Mary, at the Bingham Memorial Nursing Home in Blackfoot; three sons, Fred and DeVon Woodland, both of Blackfoot and Elmo Woodland, Hayden Lake; three daughters, Mrs. Orin (Velma) Hampton, Idaho Falls, Mrs. Carl (Georgia) Friedel, Pocatello and Mrs. Oma Jones, Moreland; 34 grandchildren and 60 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Elda Jolley, and four brothers, Cheslie, Joseph, Tom and Elmo Woodland.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Wapello LDS Second Ward, with Bishop Richard W. Lindsay conducting. The family will receive friends at Packham Mortuary Tuesday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and at the church on Wednesday for an hour prior to services. Burial will be in the Grove City Cemetery.

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