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Leo Peter Lehmen

Leo P. Lehmen, age 90 of Linn passed away Thursday, December 1, 2011 at Autumn Meadows Skilled Nursing Facility in Linn.

Leo was born May 19, 1921 in Rich Fountain, a son to the late Henry and Gertrude (Eisterhold) Lehmen.

On November 25, 1942 Leo was united in marriage to Cecilia C. Otto in Linn. She preceded him in death on April 22, 2003.

Leo had worked as a truck driver and enjoyed fishing.

Leo was a member of St. George Catholic Church and of the Knights of Columbus.

Survivors include: two sons, Calvin J. "Joe" and his wife Theresa Lehmen of Springfield and Bruce S. and his wife Stephanie Lehmen of Jefferson City; two daughters, Rita J. and her husband Larry Koenigsfeld of Centertown and Ellen L. and her husband Ralph Hueste of Loose Creek; one half-brother, Pete and his wife Grace Radmacher of Rich Fountain, two half-sisters, Dorothy Thomas of Linn and Anna and her husband Chester Kottwitz of Linn as well as 8 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife and parents, Leo was preceded in death by one son, Russell Lehmen and two sisters.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on Monday, December 5, 2011 at St. George Catholic Church in Linn. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. I.C. Medina as the Celebrant.

Interment will follow in the St. George Church Cemetery.

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I would like to share an encouraging scripture from John 5:28,29. It is Jesus promise of a resurrection for our loved ones. I hope this brings you comfort at this time.

vanessa Dec 15 2011 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathies in the loss of your beloved Mr. Leo. May it help you to know thta the hearts of others are deeply touched by your loss. Even though our hearts ache, we can find comfort in knowing that our loving heavenly Father is aware of our grieving hearts so much, that he promised to wipe the tears cause by the pain of death. (Isaiah 25:8)

Jackson Family Dec 9 2011 12:00 AM

Ellie, Ed and I are thinking about you and your family and send our deepest sympathies. Sorry we can't be with you on Monday.

Virginia H Hendley Dec 3 2011 12:00 AM

We will always remember Leo for the birds he raised...He was interesting man. He will be missed

Dorothy &Bill Wolfe Dec 2 2011 12:00 AM