Nov 20, 1925 – Oct 26, 2014
Michael J. Leimeister, age 88, of Collins, died on October 26, 2014 at Fisher-Titus Medical Center in Norwalk.
He was born on November 20, 1925 in Shinrock and has lived in Collins for the last 65 years.
He was a 1944 graduate of Berlin Local School. He served in the Army Air Force. He was retired from New Departure in Sandusky and was also a farmer.
He was a member of St. Pauls Church in Norwalk, a life member of the Sandusky AMVETS, Wakeman American Legion, President of the Huron-Lorain County Farmers Union for 20 years, Northcoast Farm Bureau Council, F.A.D.S. Square Dance Group, served on the Ohio Soybean Council from 1990-1996, and was a member of the Townsend Twp. Zoning Committee for many years.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years Margaret “Peggy” (Liles), daughter Patricia (Ron) Strimpfel, of Hilton Head, a son Frederick (Adrian) “Kay” Leimeister, of Collins, sisters Mary Moyer, Dorothy Fannin, Catherine Clouse, Rose Fannin, Ruth Wood, and Monica Leimeister, brothers Frank, Tony, Paul, and John Leimeister, grandchildren Molly (Ryan) McDonough, Margaret “Meg” (William) James, Nicholas and Robert Strimpfel, Michael (Melissa) Leimeister, and Marci Leimeister, step-grandchildren Michael Hazelwood, Jenny O’Lear, Mark (Megan) Hazelwood, and Andrea (Scotty) Sowell, great-grandchildren Skylar and Nathan McDonough, Avery Thompson, Gracie Rae Leimeister, Abby and Emma Leimeister, and Royce Strimpfel, step-great-grandchildren Sammy Hazelwood, Chloe Hazelwood, Ellie, Marleigh and Abbigail O’Lear and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Ada (Good) Leimeister, a daughter Judith Anne Leimeister, sisters Norma Leimeister, Rita Roberts and Theresa Wyatt, brothers James Chuck and a brother in infancy.
Online condolences may be left at mormanfuneralhome.com
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Catholic Church.