Obit: Dommer, Leonhard E. (1918 - 2011)
Surnames: Dommer, Hahn, Wiersig, Riske
----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, WI) 02/19/2011
Dommer, Leonhard E. (4 JUL 1918 - 17 FEB 2011)
COLBY -- Leonhard E. Dommer, 92, of Colby, died Thursday evening, Feb. 17, 2011, at Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, at the Zion Lutheran Church in Colby. Pastor Mark Neumann will officiate. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until service time at the church on Monday. Burial will be in the Colby Memorial Cemetery.
Leonhard was born July 4, 1918, in Hanks, N.D., to Carl and Dorathea (Hahn) Dommer. He attended Unity schools.
Mr. Dommer was united in marriage June 24, 1950, to Hilda Wiersig at Zion Lutheran Church in Colby. Hilda preceded Leonhard in death Sept. 27, 2010.
Leonhard and Hilda owned and operated a dairy farm in Colby.
Mr. Dommer was an avid deer hunter and participated in tractor pulls. Leonhard was also a talented mechanic and could fix most anything.
He was an active member of Zion Lutheran Church, where he was a member of the Men's Club and Dart Ball League.
Mr. Dommer is lovingly survived by four children, Arlene Dommer of Colby, Ken (Jermaine) Dommer of Green Bay, Karen (Carl) Riske of Neenah and Ron Dommer of Colby, two grandchildren, Joel (Amanda) Riske of Menomonee Falls and Dan (Jill) Riske of Appleton; and one great-grandson, Mason Riske. Leonhard is further survived by two brothers, Delphin (Ruby) Dommer of Colby and Arvin (Elsie) Dommer of Abbotsford.
Besides his wife, Leonhard was preceded in death by a sister, Leona Feckhelm, and a great-grandson, Logan Riske.
Memorials in Leonhard's memory may be donated to the Lutheran Hour Ministries.
The Maurina Schilling Funeral Home, Colby, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.
Visit www.maurinaschillingfuneralhome.com to express your condolences.
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