WINTER HAVEN, Fla. Leland O. Kvamme, 87, Winter Haven, Fla., formerly of Minot and McLean County, passed away peacefully of natural causes in Winter Haven Hospital on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, with family by his side. He was a farmer and rancher.
He was born Sept. 13, 1925, to Olaf and Emma Kvamme, on the family farm in McLean County. He married Betty Moore on Oct. 23, 1953, and they raised their family there. He enjoyed his years of farming and ranching and also traveling, playing cards, and being with his friends and family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Ernest, Norman and Sievert; his sister, Alice Sundby; and his son, Alan Kvamme.
He is survived by: his wife, Betty, Winter Haven, Fla.; daughter, Terri Kvamme, Grand Forks; grandson, Dillon Kvamme, and great-grandson, Caleb Kvamme, both of New Mexico, and granddaughter, Melissa Smith, Panama City, Fla.
No service was held at his request.