Leo "LeRoy" Spitzer
Thursday, April 04, 2013 10:00 PM
Leo "LeRoy" Spitzer, 86, of Menominee, Mich., passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at the Luther Home Marinette, Wis. He was born March 25, 1927, in Greenwoods, Mich. to the late Leo and Mary (Moker) Spitzer.
Leo married Maureen Simon on April 26, 1947. He worked for Giddings & Lewis for many years as a foreman until retiring in 1983. Leo was a member of Christ Lutheran Church of Menominee, The Trapper Association, and the American Legion. He was an avid outdoorsman and trapper.
Leo is survived by his wife, Maureen of 65 years; one daughter, Phyllis (Steve) LeBoeuf of Menominee, Mich. and one son, Jeffrey (Ann) Spitzer of Indianland, S.C.; four grandchildren: Meren (Scot) Cucksey, Becky LeBoeuf, Erin (Whitney) Baird and Brooke (Brantley) Busbee; two great-grandchildren: Abby Baird and Will Cucksey. Leo is further survived by many nieces, nephews and in-laws. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Raymond.
A Memorial Service will be held for Leo on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at 11 a.m. with Reverend Paul Cole officiating at Christ Lutheran Church, 612 12th Ave., Menominee, Mich. A gathering time will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Burial will be in Birch Creek Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established; please make any checks out to the family of Leo Spitzer.
The family would like to extend special thanks to the staffs at the Luther Home and Heartland Hospice for their compassionate care.