Elmer Leetzow

Obituary of Elmer John Leetzow

Elmer John LEETZOW, age 90, of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin,died October 14, 2009, at the Countryside Home, in Jefferson, WI. Elmer was born in Carpentersville, Illinois on November 8, 1918. He graduated from Elgin High School in 1936. On March 15, 1968, Elmer married Alberta Martensen, she preceded him in death on June 29, 2000. Elmer served in the Marines Corps during WWII, seeing duty in the Japan Theater form 1942 until 1946. He worked as a truck driver for over 40 years and after his retirement went to work for the Elgin School District. He was a member of the local VFW, enjoyed watching baseball, and playing cribbage. Surviving are: Grandsons: Timmothy Pollitt, Joseph (Teona) Leetzow, and Timmothy (Teri) Stark; Grandaughters: Tammie (Jason) Schenck, and Brandi Leetzow; Great-grandchildren: Sam, Katrina, Charlie, Katie Mae, and Dalton; and Daughter-in-law: Vera Leetzow, all of Fort Atkinson. Elmer was preceded in death by his wife, parents, and son: Charles Leetzow. No formal services will be held per Elmer�s wishes. Nitardy Funeral Home, Fort Atkinson�is assisting the family.
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