Leland E. Hott

Laboratory School Faculty
Cedar Falls--Leland E. Hott, 76, of Sauk Rapids, Minnesota, formerly of Cedar Falls, died Wednesday, November 8, 1995, at The Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Sauk Rapids, of natural causes. He was born Jan.1, 1919, son of Boyd V. and L. Pearl Wright Hott. He married Louise E. Shelman on May 29, 1944, in Hillsboro. Mr. Hott was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving as a staff sergeant in the 130th infantry stationed in the Pacific Theatre. He earned a bachelor's degree in economics and later a master's degree in history from the University of Iowa. He farmed in Hillsboro then taught school in Burlington until 1959. He then moved lo Cedar Falls and taught social studies at Teachers College High School from 1959 to 1964. He later taught at Parsons College, Fairfield, and at the University of Iowa, before moving to St. Cloud, Minnesota in 1967. He completed his teaching career as professor emeritus of Interdisciplinary Studies at St. Cloud State University, having taught there from 1967 to 1985. Survived by: three daughters, Linda Mackey of St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada; Beverly Llobet of Port Angeles, Washington, and Cindy Rolfs of Ham Lake, Minnesota; a son, Greg of Anoka, Minnesota; nine grandchildren; and a sister, Ruby Spray of Billings, Montana. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church, Hillsboro, with burial in Bayle Cemetery, rural Hillsboro. Friends may call a half an hour before services Monday at the church. Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements. Memorials: may be directed to Neil Thompson Scholarship Fund, C/O Alumni Foundation, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minnesota 56301. Copyright Waterloo Courier, November 10, 1995, p. A6.