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Obituary for Charles Donald "Chuck" Leitgeb (Leitgeb)

Charles D. “Chuck” Leitgeb, age 89, of Omro, died peacefully Sunday, November 25, 2018, with family by his side in the ICU at Mercy Medical Center. Chuck was born March 25, 1929, in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Adolph and Gertrude (Veling) Leitgeb. He married Betty J. Kersch on January 6, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois. She preceded him in death on March 18, 2012 after 61 years of marriage. Chuck had worked in maintenance for General Foods, City of Omro, Courtney and Plummer and retired after 17 years from Mercy Medical Center. Chuck could fix anything and often tinkered in his workshops in the basement and garage. Hunting and fishing were past times he enjoyed. In his retirement years, Chuck enjoyed boating on his pontoon boat and camping and traveling with their RV friends in their motorhome.

Chuck is loved and will be missed by his children, Charlene Wortman of Chicago, IL, Christine (Gene) Lee of Aurora, CO., Carol (Jim) Verburgt of Omro and Katie (Tom) Marquardt of Oshkosh; grandchildren, Melissa Domke, Dina (Jay) Jones, Ryan (Melissa) Lee, Gregg Lee, Jason Lee, Brandon Marquardt and Blake Marquardt; great grandchildren, Miles, Ashlyn, Jarrett, Dylan, Emma and Henry; sister in law, Dorothy Leitgeb of Mosinee; cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Adolph and Gertrude; wife, Betty; brother, Fred; son in law, Chuck Wortman; brothers in law, Nick Kersch, Jr., Tony Kersch, Bill May and sister in law, Evelyn May.

To honor Chuck’s wishes, there will be a celebration of life at The Hill Tavern, 8069 County Road D, Omro on Saturday, December 15, 2018 starting at 1:00 p.m.

The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the staff in the ICU at Mercy Medical Center for the excellent care given to Chuck.

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When Saturday, December 15th, 2018 1:00pm
The Hill Tavern
8069 County Road D
Omro, WI 54963
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