Leo Fuller, 1926-2016

Published 9:04 am Friday, December 23, 2016

Memorial services for Leo Franklin Fuller will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea. The Rev. Kent Otterman will officiate. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service. Military honors will be accorded by Albert Lea veterans organizations. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery at a later date.

Leo Fuller

Leo Fuller

Leo Franklin Fuller, 90, of Albert Lea died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016, at Good Samaritan Society in Albert Lea. Leo was born April 10, 1926, in Albert Lea, the son of Margaret Bacher Fuller and Frank Fuller. He was united in marriage to Ruth Muehe on Sept. 3, 1955, at St. Theodore Catholic Church in Albert Lea.

Leo was in the Navy during WWII as a Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class. He briefly worked at Wilson & Co. as a welder before starting his career at Interstate Power Company as a small crew gas foreman for 35 years. Leo and Ruth spent many summers at Kiesler’s Campground in Waseca and spent many winters down in Arizona. Leo’s favorite pastimes included hunting, fishing, camping, golfing and most importantly — spending time with his family.

Leo is survived by his wife, Ruth; children Cindy Anderson of Albert Lea, Glen (Ann) Fuller of Austin, Judy (Ken) Jackson of Albert Lea, Terry (Lynn) Fuller of Joliet, Illinois; grandchildren and great-grandchildren Allison (Sam) Olson and their children, Malakai and Quinn, Cassie Fuller, Krista (Jon) Possehl and their children, Connor and Leah, Laura and Eric Worke, Whitney Fuller, Taylor Fuller, Shane McPeak and his children, Gene and Lisa; and special friends, the Kiesler family of Waseca.

He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Robert Fuller.

His family would like to extend a special thank you to Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea and Dr. Leonard Shelhamer, Dr. Craig Hoffman’s Office, Dr. Joseph Nelson Chiropractic, Good Samaritan Society of Albert Lea and Bancroft Creek Estates for their continuous care.