Leonard Church

Published 12:00 am Monday, December 29, 2008

Visitation for Leonard (Abe) Church, 90, of Albert Lea, will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home.
Leonard died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2008, at St. John’s Lutheran Home.
Leonard (Abe) Church grew up in New Providence, Iowa. He was a longtime resident of Albert Lea and worked for Mead Containers in Waterloo, Iowa, Fort Dodge, Iowa, and Albert Lea until his retirement. He enjoyed carpentry and was an avid golfer all his life. 
Survivors include daughter, Carole, and son-in-law, Wayne Grinnell of Green Valley, Ariz.; granddaughter, Debbie, and her husband Steve Robb of Fergus Falls; great-granddaughter, Samantha; grandson, Steven Grinnell, Rochester; sister, Pauline of ElCajon, Calif.; and brother, Bob of Newton, Iowa.
Leonard was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Alo Martha; and brother George Church of Chicago, Ill.
He will be truly missed by his family and many friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Crossroads Community Hospice of Albert Lea.

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