Leonard L. Slechta

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Leonard L. Slechta - LEONARD L. SLECHTA DENISON — Services for...
LEONARD L. SLECHTA DENISON — Services for Leonard Lyman S 1 e c h t a, 72, were held at the Huebner Funeral Funeral Home here at 2 p.m. April 21, with the Rev. Paul E. Traeumer officiating. Mr. Slechta died at Mercy Hospital, Council Bluffs, on April 18 after a long illness. Mrs. Dorothy Norman was organist for the rites. Pallbear- ers were Edward Healy, Lester i Marshall, William Healy, Rob- ert Moser, Ray Lapel and Wilbe liam Vettendorf. Burial was in the Kings Cemetery, northwest of Vail. Mr. Slechta, son of John and Emma Pachta Slechta, was born Feb. 1, 1897, three months after the death of his father. The family continued to live on the farm near Vail and Mr. Slechta's mother died when he was ten years old, and he and his brother Herbert then made their home with their oldest brother, Steven. He attended Vail country and community schools. On July 26, 1921, he was married married to Hettie Barrows of Bos- ton, Lincolnshire, England, who was living in Vail at the time. Following the wedding at the Deloit Methodist parsonage they made their home on their present present farm. Surviving with his wife are i two daughters, M r s. James (Joyce Margaret) Signer, Vail, ! and Mrs. Burton (Violet Muriel) cKim, Harlingen, Tex.; two sons, Raymond lieeson of Sioux Falls, S.D., and David Lue of Council bluffs; 20 grandchildren, grandchildren, t h r e e great-graiidchil- i

Clipped from Carrol Daily Times Herald25 Apr 1969, FriPage 2

Carrol Daily Times Herald (Carroll, Iowa)25 Apr 1969, FriPage 2
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