Wednesday, June 27th, 2007
Roger Dean Leffel, 68, 15460 state Route 66 North, St. Marys, died at 1 a.m. June 26, 2007, at his residence. Cause of death was ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease).
He was born March 22, 1939, in Kossuth, to Roy and Koneta Place Leffel. He married Rose Evelyn Pohlman, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Greg (Joan) and Doug (Connie), all of St. Marys; two daughters, Michelle and Diane (Gary) Steinbunner, all of St. Marys; a sister, Fern Johns, St. Marys; and 10 grandchildren.
Deceased are three infant grandsons.
He retired from the St. Marys Post Office as a rural mailman for 17 years, was a farmer, the clerk of Noble Township for 36 years, was on the Board of Directors during the start up of the current Auglaize County Provico, was a 1957 graduate of Memorial High School and a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, of St. Marys.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. John Tostrick officiating. Burial is at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Miller-Long & Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Contributions can be made to the church's endowment fund, The St. Rita's Hospice or the University of Michigan Department of Neurology.
Condolences can be sent to millerfuneralhome.net.
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