Friday, April 3rd, 2009
John J. Leopard, 85, of Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater, died at 7 p.m. April 2, 2009, at the home.
He was born Sept. 12, 1923, in Dayton, to Robert and Lanora Stober Leopard. On June 26, 1948, he married Mary Ann Heuing, who died Dec. 28, 2005.
Surviving are four daughters, Linda (Irvin) Buckingham, Dayton, Karen (William) Dysert, St. Henry, Mary (Gerald) Vagedes, Coldwater, and Nancy (Scott) Froning, St. Henry; two sons, John A. Leopard and Kevin (Linda) Leopard, all of Dayton; 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a brother, Robert Leopard.
He was a retired truck driver and a member of St. Henry Catholic Church and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Dayton. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Tom Hemm officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery with military services conducted by the St. Henry American Legion.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. today and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry.