1954 - 2021
Last updated 3/9/2021 at 11:58am
Leland Ruegsegger passed away on Feb. 25th at his home in Otis Orchards, Wash. Leland was born in Libby, Mont. on Dec. 15, 1954.
His father Eldon, was a logger at that time. Leland loved to ride with him in his big truck. Leland had two dogs, Sam and Mollie. Leland would always share his ice cream cones with them. Leland had many animals over the years.
In 1962 Leland’s family purchased a farm near his grandpa Rudy and moved to Dillon, Mont., His favorite was a horse named cocoa. He would ride coca in the Dillon Labor Days parade every year. His mother would always sew a new outfit for...