Leonard Leeck

 

Aug. 17, 1930 — Sept. 7, 2018

TITONKA — Leonard Leeck was born Aug. 17, 1930, in rural Titonka to Bennie and Elizabeth (Pfeffer) Leeck. He graduated from Titonka High School in 1948. After graduation, Leonard served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War.

Leonard married Doris J. (Hipp) Leeck on Aug. 18, 1960, at Good Hope Lutheran Church in Titonka. He and Doris then moved to rural Woden, where they farmed for the next fifty plus years. 

Leonard was a devoted husband, loving father, and proud grandfather. He enjoyed a variety of activities, including riding motorcycles, elk hunting in Wyoming, fox and deer hunting in Iowa, and fishing in Canada. Canadian fishing trips were the family’s annual vacation, and these adventures left fantastic memories of big fish and late night card games. He was also an avid trap shooter and participated in multiple leagues until just this last year. In the last two years, he favorite activities were showing grandson Aidan around the farm and giving him rides on farm equipment.   

Leonard died on Sept. 7, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center, Mason City, at the age of 88.

Leonard is survived by his son, Chuck (Jessica Lewis) Leeck of Cottage Grove, Wis.; grandson, Aidan J. Leeck; sister, Maxine McCabe of Garner; and many nephews. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Doris; parents, and brother, Maurice McCabe.

A funeral service for Leonard was held on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at Good Hope Lutheran Church in Titonka. Burial was at Good Hope Lutheran Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at www.oakcresfuneralservices.com 

 

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