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Albert Leier

Nov 14, 2020

May 5, 1935 – Nov. 5, 2020

Albert Leier was born to

George and Elizabeth

(Moszer) Leier on May 5,

1935 on the family farm

south of Orrin, North

Dakota. He died at the age

of 85 at the Heart of

America Care Center in

Rugby, North Dakota on

Thursday, November 5,


Albert was raised on the

family farm and attended

school in Orrin. On Oc-

tober 4, 1955, Albert was

united in marriage to Al-

ice Reiter in Orrin. He

worked for Burlington

Northern Railroad for

several years, worked for

the county for 15 years.

They moved to the farm

in 1961 and farmed and

ranched. The couple

raised their five daughters

and three sons on the

farm. In 1999, they retired

and moved into Orrin and

resided there for 13 years.

In June 2012, they moved

to Rugby. Albert enjoyed

playing pool and pi-

nochle. He loved listening

to polka party and en-

joyed dancing. His sweet

tooth gave way to

Hershey’s chocolate al-

mond bars every day! He

was a longtime member of

Sacred Heart Catholic

Church and choir and the

Knights of Columbus.

Albert is survived by

his loving wife, Alice of

65 years; his children,

Lorilee (Kurt) Kaplan of

Shawmut, Montana,

LeeAnn (John) Seil of

Rugby, LeeAllen (Bekki)

Leier of Rugby, Marlene

(Rick) Hoffart of Hubbard,

Oregon, Marylou (Rob)

Haskell of Fargo, Terry

(Debbie) Leier of Minot,

Wayne (Annette) of Orrin

and Jodi (Anthony) Lar-

son of Hettinger; 26

grandchildren; 32 great

grandchildren; brother,

Ray (Diane) Leier of Rug-

by and sister-in-law,

Dorothy Leier of

Anamoose; nieces,

nephews; other relatives

and friends. Albert was

preceded in death by his

brothers, Frank and

Harold Leier;

sister-in-law, Bernie Leier;

son-in-law, Matt Edland

and his parents.

Memorial Mass of

Christian Burial will be

held at 2:00 p.m. Friday,

November 20 at Little

Flower Catholic Church

with burial to follow at

3:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart

Cemetery in Orrin.

Honorary Bearers:

Grandchildren and Great


For the safety of all,

please be observant of the

Covid-19 restrictions in-

cluding wearing a facial

covering, social distanc-

ing, hand sanitizing, and

staying at home if not

feeling well.

(Anderson Funeral

Home, Rugby)



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