Leonard E. Rindt
Leonard E. Rindt, 87, of Kewaskum, went home to his Lord on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007.
He was born on June 12, 1920, in the town of Larrabee, Waupaca County, the son of the late Emil and Augusta (Tews) Rindt, and on May 25, 1946, he was united in marriage to the love of his life, Florence Szczepanski, at St. Stanislaus Church in Racine.
The couple made their home in the Clintonville area for a number of years until moving to Kewas-kum in 1952.
Leonard served his country in the U. S. Army Air Force during World War II from 1942 to 1945.
He was a general contractor in the area for many years and retired as a cabinetmaker from Mallard Coach in 1980.
Leonard was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Ke-waskum for 55 years, and a member of the Robert G. Romaine American Legion Post 384 Kewas-kum for 62 years.
Survivors include his loving wife of 61 years, Florence; their two sons, Jim (Diane) Rindt and Jack (Roxanne) Rindt, both of West Bend; his beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Jeff (Jackie) Rindt and their children, Bradley and Elizabeth of Campbellsport; Mike (Michele) Rindt and their children, Caden and Carsen of Appleton; Steve (Jenny) Rindt of West Bend; Scott (Bonnie) Rindt of Kewaskum; Sherry (Steve) Gerhartz and their son, Frederick of West Bend; and Richard (Kristen) Rindt and their son, Caden of Jackson; a sister, Linda Walters of West Bend; a sister-in-law, Florence Szczepanski of Racine; a brother-in-law, Chest-er Szymczak of Racine; a special niece, Rosalie Ritger of Kewas-kum, many other nieces, nep-hews, relatives and dear friends.
In addition to his parents, Leonard was preceded in death by 11 brothers and sisters and their spouses, Ella (Ernst) Buntrock, Adela (Adolph) Kuschel, Emma (Herb) Sievers, Amanda (John) Mischock, Edwin (Esther) Rindt, Esther (Truman) Balke, Arnold (Leona) Rindt, Viola (Lester) Knaack, Fronie (Oscar) Siegel, Art (Milly) Rindt and Clarence Rindt; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Roman Szczepan-ski, Caroline Szymczak and Lucille (Mark) Rebhahn.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Leonard will be held at noon on Friday, Sept. 21, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Kewaskum.
Father Edwin Kornath will officiate, and burial, with military graveside rites, will follow in the parish cemetery.
Relatives and friends may call on Friday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Holy Trinity Building Fund or the Robert G. Romaine American Legion Post 384 Kewaskum are appreciated.
The Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum has been entrusted with Leonardís arrangements.
Additional information and guest book may be found at www.millermartinfh.com.