Obituary for Leola Ann Ferguson

June 6, 2018


Leola Ann Ferguson, age 79, of Portland passed away on Monday, June 4, 2018. She was born on August 16, 1938 in Detroit, the daughter of Felix and Viola Kubinski. Leola enjoyed cooking, going to the casino, and spending time with her family and her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Arthur Ferguson; grandson, John Michael Thayer; brothers, Leo and John May; and sister, Jean. Surviving are her children, Rick (Rhonda) Ferguson, Brenda (Timothy) Schneider, Julie (Robert) Welch, Laura (Dean) Stanton, Rose (Chris) Thayer, John (Paula) Ferguson, and James (Amanda) Ferguson; foster son, Stanley Haigh; 31 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; sisters, Kathy (Douglas) Staines and Elizabeth Bigford. The Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 8, 2018 at the Lehman Funeral Home, 210 E. Bridge St., Portland. Rite of Committal will follow at North Eagle Cemetery. The family will receive friends 4-8 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home.  Arrangements are entrusted to Lehman Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be made at

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