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Leone Schmoldt, 96, of Ogden, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, October, 25, 2016, at Westhaven Community in Boone.

Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m., Saturday, October 29, 2016, at Zion Lutheran Church in Ogden. Pastor Wade Brandt will officiate. Burial will be at Glenwood Cemetery in Ogden. Visitation will be Friday, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., at Carson – Stapp Funeral Home in Ogden. For online obituaries and condolences visit: www.carsonstappfuneralhome.com

Leone Luella Sprecher was born on October 15, 1920, in Ogden, Iowa, the daughter of Christian and Emma (Heldt) Sprecher. She was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Ogden. Leone attended schools in the area of her birth until moving with her family to California as a teenager where she attended parochial school. Leone's family returned to Ogden in the mid 1930's. She went on to graduate with the Ogden High School class of 1937.

On April 28, 1955, Leone was united in marriage to Herbert Hagge. They couple lived in Alameda, California, and Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota, before returning to Ogden where they established their home. Herbert passed away on September 23, 1987.

Leone worked in the secretarial field and was employed by the Ogden High School, Boone County, and later for the State of Iowa. After marriage she was a homemaker for many years as well as a loving and devoted wife and mother.

She married Edward Schmoldt on June 27, 1998. He passed away on October 21, 2004.

Leone was a lifetime member of Zion Lutheran Church where she was active in many Church activities including LWML.

Survivors include her sons, Melvin (Linda) Hagge of Round Rock, Texas; Harlan (Lili) Hagge of Knightdale, North Carolina; three grandchildren, Mark, Laurel, and Max Hagge; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Herbert Hagge, Edward Schmoldt, one sister, Alma Sprecher, and five brothers, Eldo, Harold, Arnold, Clarence, and Norman Sprecher.

Memorials may be left to Zion Lutheran Church.