Obit: Heiting, Leonard J. (1935 - 2016)
Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Cukla, Foster, Hagen, Heiting, Hermann, Jenness
----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 09/08/2016
Heiting, Leonard J. (2 MAR 1935 - 31 AUG 2016)
Leonard J. Heiting, 81, of Phillips, died on Wednesday, August 31, 2016, at his home under the care of his family.
He was born on March 2, 1935, in Stanley, the son of John and Ann (Foster) Heiting. He spent his early life and schooling in Hannibal, where he attended the Hannibal High School.
Following his education he was employed at many various occupations including Enerson Ford as a mechanic, the Delta Home Center, the Stratford Co-op, and was the owner and operator of Heiting Small Engine in Ladysmith.
He married Barbara Cukla on August 19, 1961, in Gilman and they recently celebrated their 55th Anniversary. He was a member of the K of C Council #2481 and Lions Club in Ladysmith. In his free time he enjoyed hunting, watching the Milwaukee Brewers and the Green Bay Packers, and spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife Barbara; two children, Brenda (Rick) Jenness of Fall Creek and Brian Heiting of Gladstone, Mich.; four grandchildren, Nicholle, Hillary, Dominic, and Benjamin; and one sister, Jeanne Hermann of Iron Ridge.
He is preceded in death by his parents and by one sister, Dolores Laverty.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 9, at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church, Phillips with Fr. Gerald Hagen officiating. Inurnment will be in the Hillside Cemetery, Marshfield. Friends may call from 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 9 at the church until the time of the service.
The Heindl Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.heindlfuneralhome.com.
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