Leilani Marie Westrum, age 60, of Delano, and formerly of Cass Lake, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, unexpectedly, at the Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park.
Her funeral service will take place Saturday, Feb. 24 at 11 a.m. at the Iten Funeral Chapel in Delano. There will be visitation from 9 to 11 a.m., prior to the service. Inurnment will be at a later date in Pine Grove Cemetery in Cass Lake. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.
Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.
Leilani was born Oct. 15, 1957, in Bemidji, to Richard and Jackie (Hill) Goss.
She grew up in Cass Lake, and graduated from Bagley High School.
Leilani married Ricky Owen Westrum Sept. 20, 1974.
Leilani obtained an associate’s degree from the MN School of Business in accounting and business management. She worked as an associate business manager for AT&T/Directv.
Leilani was preceded in death by her parents, Richard Goss and Jackie (Jasper) Souder; brother James Goss; and son Chad Westrum.
She is survived by her husband of 43 years Ricky, Sr.; children Jesse (Shannon), Ricky, Jr. (Christine), Wallace (Tamara), Jamie Westrum-Hintz (Jamie) and Casey; 20 grandchildren: Willy, Cambel, Amber, Cassandra, Dylan, Kelly, Tyler, Jade, Samantha, Rebecca, Jennifer, Morgan, Bridget, Kylie, Riley, Logan, Andrew, Kamryn, Jackson and Hattie; and one great-granddaughter, Cadence.
Leilani is further survived by siblings Cynthia Goss, Richard (Connie) Goss, and Constance Goss; sister-in-law GerryAnn Goss; many nieces and nephews; and many co-workers, who have become like a second family.