Leona (Woleben) Tranquist

Leona (Woleben) Tranquist, age 88, formerly of Portland, NY died peacefully Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehab Facility in Dunkirk, NY.

 She was born on November 10, 1930, the  daughter of the late Jay and Bernice (Wilber) Woleben.

 Leona had also been a former member of the Portland Congregational Church of Portland, N.Y.

 Leona is survived by her husband Arnold Tranquist and a daughter, Linda Messinger. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her six brothers, Harlo, Arthur, DeForest, Clarence, Fredrick, and Ferris Woleben.

As per her wishes there will be no visitation and aMemorialService will be announced at a later date andat the convenience of the family. Funeral arrangements were providedby the Morse Funeral Home, Brocton, NY 14716.