Leola Willis

June 21, 1946-July 14, 2013

CANBY – Services for Leola “Punky” Willis, 67, of Canby, will be 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Canby. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday at Birk Funeral Home in Canby with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. and will continue from 10-11 a.m. on Wednesday at the church. Burial will be in Marietta Cemetery at a later date.

She died Sunday, July 14, 2013, at her home after being diagnosed with a rare incurable cancer in June 2010.

She was born on June 21, 1946, in Madison, the daughter of J.E. & Myrtle (Stone) Ruby.

Survivors include her husband, Weedy of Canby; daughter, Rindy Ward of Yuma, Ariz; two grandchildren; three stepchildren; three step-grandchildren; three brothers, J.B. Ruby, K.C. Ruby and Val Ruby; and two sisters, Wanita Heaton and Mary Baukol.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to any fund of your choice at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, PO Box 8, Canby, MN 56220 or Sanford Canby Hospice, 131 St. Olaf Ave. N., Canby, MN 56220.