age 91 of Crystal City, Missouri, passed away Monday June 5, 2017 at Crystal Oaks Skilled Nursing in Crystal City. He was born March 20, 1926 in Pevely, Missouri, the son of the late Josephine Emma (nee Dickerman) and Robert E. Leutzinger.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Henrietta Rose (nee Naeger) Leutzinger; brothers Walter (Patti survives of Millstadt, Illinois, Thornton (the late Yitty) Leutzinger, Luther (the late Louise) Leutzinger, Emory Leutzinger, George (the late Pauline) Leutzinger; sisters Grace (the late Clarence) Schaak, Hazel (the late Fran) Love, Alice (the late Earl) Carrow and Roberta (the late Elmer) Lucas.
He is survived by his daughters Shirley M. (Thomas) Dalton of Arnold, Missouri and Judith (Carl Ray) Rogers of Festus, Missouri; grandchildren Patrick (Dawn) Dalton, Therese (John) Shain, Anna Dalton, Adrienne (Brandon) Birge' and Amber (Adam) Trudell; great-grandchildren Keegan and Kaeden Dalton and Ronan and Kieran Shain.
He was a WW II Army veteran, member of Sacred Heart Church in Crystal City and the retired owner/operator of J & J Motors in Crystal City where he performed auto repair and body work. He also did maintenance for the Crystal City School District.
Visitation 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus. Funeral mass 10:00 A.M. Friday, June 9, 2017 at Sacred Heart Church in Crystal City. Interment with full military honors in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Crystal City, officiated by Fr. Clark Maes. In lieu of flowers, memorials in his memory are preferred to the Alzheimer's Association, Sacred Heart Church or the Crystal Oaks Foundation.