Maurine Leet Wolf, 90, Minot, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, in a Minot nursing home.
Maurine was born Jan. 11, 1922, in Fargo, to Hugh and Harriet (Beck) Miller. She was reared and attended school in Parshall, graduated from Minot High School and received specialized training in business at Wahpeton State School of Science.
Maurine married Franklin Leet on Dec. 20, 1941, in Denver, Colo. Following his discharge from the Army, they made their home in Minot, where she was employed as a customer service specialist at Ellison's Department Store, Reub's Camera, UBC Builders and Coast to Coast Hardware Store. Franklin was a longtime account executive for KXMC/KCJB. Franklin died on Aug. 4, 1989.
Maurine married Arthur Wolf on Dec. 28, 1991. Art died on Nov. 11, 1997. Maurine had continued to make her home in Minot.
Maurine was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church, Minot. She especially enjoyed painting, visiting her children and grandchildren and playing games with her friends. She was a social butterfly who was always smiling, helpful and had a gentle spirit.
Maurine's loving family includes: her children, Donna (Robert) Hardy, of Navarre, Fla., Brian (Karen) Leet, of Cambridge, Minn., Sandra Harper, of Minot, and Gary (Sharon) Leet, of Chanhassen, Minn; stepchildren, Arthur "James" (Peggy) Wolf, of Columbus, Ohio; Jeffrey (Dianne) Wolf, of Shawnee, Kan., and Candace (Donald) Sinner, of Chicago; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; several stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren; sister, Bonnie (Dick) Messner, of Great Falls, Mont.; sisters-in-law, Inez (Floyd) Gravesen, of Kenmare, and Ruby Miller, of Bismarck; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Maurine was preceded in death by her parents; husbands and brother, Don Miller.
Celebration of the Life of Maurine Leet Wolf: Today, Sept. 1, 2012, at 2 p.m., in Immanuel Baptist Church, Minot.
Interment: Will be in Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot.
Visitation was Friday, Aug. 31, from 2 to 7 p.m., in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.
Those wishing to sign the online memorial register or share memories are invited to use the expressions of sympathy section at (www.thomasfamilyfuneralhome.com).