Roy L. Leonhardt
Aug. 25, 1947- March 3, 2006
Roy L. Leonhardt of Eagle passed away Friday, March 3, 2006, at AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc. He was 58. Roy was born in Plainfield, N.J., on Aug. 25, 1947, the son of Lawrence and Althea (nee Viebrock) Leonhardt.
On March 21, 1970, he married Terry L. Winkelmann in Waukesha.
Roy was a U.S. Navy submarine veteran. He was an associate member of the U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II and a 25-year employee of the U.S. Postal Service.
Roy was a loving, kind and generous person, who was dedicated to his family, friends and community.
Survivors include his wife, Terry; his children, Steven and Kristen (fiance Josh Hilgemann); his brothers, Douglas (Pat) and Gary (Colleen); a sister-in-law, Melissa Leonhardt; and many other loving family members, friends and co-workers.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Robert.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until the 7:30 p.m. funeral service Tuesday, March 7, at Schmidt & Bartelt-Van Valin Funeral Home, 315 Main St. (Highway ES), Mukwonago. The Rev. Marcia Marino will officiate. A second visitation will also be held from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, March 8, at the funeral home. A private interment will be held at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Union Grove.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Royﾕs name to AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc, the Alice Baker Memorial Library in Eagle or to the Eagle Historical Society are appreciated.
Schmidt & Bartelt-Van Valin Funeral Home, 363-7126, is serving the family.
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