Leo G. Schleicher, loving husband, father, and grandparent, age 99, passed away peacefully on June 30, 2018. A life-long resident of Watertown, currently resided at Riverview Assisted Living. Leo was born on January 26, 1919 son of Joh and Elizabeth (Sanders) Schleicher. Leo married the love of his life, Catherine M. Mersberger on January 31, 1942, at St. George Catholic Church in Sheboygan Falls, WI. They were married 70 years until her death in 2012. During his lifetime, Leo owned a John Deere partnership and Leo's Star Hardware, managed Midland Cooperative and volunteered at St. Vincent DePaul. In retirement, Leo enjoyed golf, travel and family. He loved the Brewers and the Packers. Leo is survived by his children: Jerry (Red) (Dianne) Schleicher of Montello; Bob (Peggy) Schleicher of Tewksbury, MA, and Jane (Barry) Baumann of Watertown, 5 grandchildren, many great grandchildren, 1 great-great grand daughter and many other relatives and friends. Leo was preceded in death by his parents, beloved wife, Catherine; his brothers Edwin, Clarence, and Joseph; and a grandchild, Brian. A visitation will be held on Monday, July 9, 2018 at St. Henry Catholic Church from 10: A.M. to 12:00 P.M., with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow with the Parochial Vicar Miroslaw Szynal, officiating. Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home & Cremation Service is serving the family. Condolences may be sent at www.watertownwifuneralhome.com. The family would like to say "Thank you" for all the loving care at Riverview Assisted Living and his last days at Marquardt Village.
Monday, July 9, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
St. Henry Catholic Church
412 N 4th St Watertown 53094, United States