Leah L. Schlieve

Leah L. Schlieve, age 94, of Toland in the Town of Ashippun, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. Leah is survived by her loving children Joanne (John) Henderson, Nancy (Don) Griesmer, Sandra (Paul) Goetzke and Gary (Kathleen) Schlieve. She is further survived by 14 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren along with nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Leah was preceded in death by her husband, Elliott; her five siblings; a granddaughter, Amy Graham; and a great-grandson, David Starr.

A funeral service for Leah will be today, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 at noon with a visitation for family and friends starting at 10:00 a.m., all to be held at St. Olafís Lutheran Church in Rubicon, with burial to follow at the church cemetery. Memorials are suggested to church or to donorís choice.

Leah was a previous winner of the Wisconsin Homemaker of the Year award in 1954. She loved gardening and baking and enjoyed making family meals for the entire family. She will be deeply missed by her family and all that knew her.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home, 1165 E. Summit Ave., Oconomowoc, is serving the family. For more information, call 262-567-4457 or visit