Leo Peter Lehner, 87

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8/24/1926-11/27, 2013


Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Leo Peter Lehner, age 87, of rural Albany, was at 11 a.m., Nov. 30, 2013 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in St. Francis. Father John Odero officiated and a private burial will take place in the parish cemetery at a later date. Leo passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at the Albany Hospital on Wednesday morning. Arrangements were made with the Miller-Carlin Funeral Home of Albany.

Leo was born Aug. 24, 1926 in rural Albany to Peter and Theresa (Voller) Lehner.  He married Valeria I. Vos on Sept. 9, 1958 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in St. Anthony. Leo farmed his entire life on the Lehner Century Dairy Farm. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and was an active member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

Leo is survived by his wife Valeria Lehner, Albany; his children Brenda (Joe) Ritter, Bowlus; JoAnn (Glenn) Pundsack, Freeport; Jim (Tammy) Lehner, Albany; Eugene Lehner, Albany; his grandchildren Kelly, Ashley, Cody, Abby, Michael, Anna, and Matthew; his great-grandchildren Wyatt and Hunter; and his sister Leona Rakotz, Blaine.

He is preceded in death by his parents Peter and Theresa Lehner, his daughter Kim Marie Lehner, and his brother-in-law Elmer Rakotz.

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