Leo Goetz, 57


Leo Goetz, 57, passed away on Aug. 11, 2012. He was born on Nov. 30, 1955, to Leo W. and Mary “Mamie” (nee Wolf) Goetz.

Leo was one of 10 children and the father of four children Tino Goetz, Stacey (John) Sanders, Leo (Nicole) Goetz and Brittany Goetz. Leo is survived by his siblings Marian Fassbender, Leona (Frank) Collelo, Shirley (Ron) Lisiecki, Danny (Carol) Goetz, Nancy (Corky) Neu, Tom (Jean) Goetz, Margie Thoma, and Jane Schoedel and Mary Rose Yarley. Leo loved his family and truly enjoyed spending time with his nine grandchildren, one great-grandchild, 65 nieces and nephews, other relatives, and many friends.

During his pastime, Leo enjoyed playing softball and was an umpire in various bar leagues at Pioneer Bowl. Leo loved all sports, including bowling and took part as a member of the U.S. Bowling Congress. When not playing or watching sports, Leo enjoyed gardening and visiting Las Vegas.

Leo is preceded in death by his parents, brother Jerome “Buddy” Klippel, and in-laws Al Fassbender, Roger Schoedel, Larry Thoma and Charlie Yarley.
Funeral services for Leo will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 15, from 4-6 p.m., at the Phillip Funeral Home 1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend, WI 53095.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Mary Rose for all her love and support.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262) 338-2050 and www.phillipfuneralhome.com.