Leona B. Nowatzki

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Thursday, April 4, 2019, at the St. Brigid of Ireland Catholic Church in Cavalier for Leona B. Nowatzki, 82, of Cavalier, who passed away on Monday, April 1, 2019, at Valley Memorial Homes Woodside Village in Grand Forks.

Posted 4/4/19

Leona Bernice Schwartz was born October 20, 1936, at Langdon to Isadore and Helma (Beckwick) Schwartz. On August 25, 1954, she married Cecil A. Nowatzki at Cavalier. After their marriage, they lived in Cavalier. Some of the things she enjoyed were baking, cooking, shopping, dancing, BINGO, flower gardening, spending time with her family, and listening to Kevin’s band.

She is survived by her children James Nowatzki and Kevin (Paula) Nowatzki; grandchildren Allison and Wyatt Nowatzki, both of Grand Forks; sister-in-law,Kay Schwartz of Cavalier; and several nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were her parents; step-father James Jennings; husband Cecil; sons: infant son Anthony, David, and Duane; and brother Herman Schwartz.

Askew Funeral Home of Cavalier was in charge of arrangements. Online guestbook at

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