December 10, 1979 – Thursday, March 29, 2019
Church of Gichitwaa Kateri in Minneapolis, MN
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Church of Gichitwaa Keteri in Minneapolis, MN
Monday, April 8, 2019
7:30 P.M. – all night
Kristie Marie Leonard, age 39, of Minneapolis, journeyed to the Spirit World on Friday, March 29, 2019. Kristie was born to Rick Bradshaw and Cynthia Leonard December 10, 1979, in Minneapolis. Kristie loved her kids above all. Her biological kids, her nieces and nephews, and the kids she served as a special needs school bus driver for 17 years were the lights of her life. She loved hugs and affection, laughing and making others laugh. Kristie had an infectious smile aimed to spread cheer and healing to everyone she encountered. Kristie had recently earned her Certified Nursing Assistant credential and was pursuing a career in that field.
Kristie is survived by her mother, Cynthia Leonard; children, Marcel Leonard, Tiara Whitley, Derrick Whitley Jr. and Arabella Whitley; sisters, Melissa Leonard and Jennifer Bradshaw Bezhig (Arrow); brothers, Rick Leonard and Joshua Bradshaw; nephews and a niece: Julius Leonard, James Bunch, Meliah Leonard; and scores of family and friends.