Leona Barbara Billinger, age 90, passed away on Monday, November 18, 2019 at Catholic Care Center at the Meadows in Bel Aire, Kansas. Leona was born August 12, 1929 in Greeley County, Kansas, the daughter of Mike & Rosalia (Brungardt) Dinkel. Leona was a homemaker and a lifetime Kansas resident.
Leona was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Tribune, Kansas.
On June 3, 1947 she married Edwin Nicholas Billinger in Garden City, Kansas. They later separated and Edwin passed away on August 30, 2003 in Tribune, Kansas.
Leona’s surviving family includes her Three Children - Lila Billinger of Garden City, Kansas, David Billinger of Temple, Texas, Edwin L. & Kathy Billinger of LaCygne, Kansas, One sister - Maggie Carter of Aurora, Colorado, Four grandchildren and Five great grandchildren.
Her parents, a daughter, Loretta J. Billinger and four siblings, Joseph Dinkel, Mary Woods, Regina Wendt and Clarence Dinkel precede her in death.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 21, 2020 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Tribune, Kansas with Father Tim Hickey officiating.
There will be no calling times
Memorials may be given to St. Joseph Catholic Church.