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Joann Leonard obituary

Joann  Elleine Leonard, 77, of Lake City, passed away at her home early Friday morning, Sept. 4, 2020 with her family by her side. She was born June 18, 1943 in Lake City to Norman and Lorraine (Prebe) Adler. She graduated from Wabasha High School. On January 4, 1964 she married Mark W. Leonard at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in West Albany in rural Millville.
After their marriage Joann and Mark lived in West Albany where they raised their four children. Joann was a homemaker and helped her husband in building several homes in the area. They later moved to Lake City. Joann enjoyed spending her time reading, crocheting, wood crafting, and baking.
Joann is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Mark Leonard of Lake City; children, Kimberly “Kim” (Steven) Evers of Theilman, Joelle (Chad) Clemensen of Savage; Mark (Patty) Leonard, and Brady Leonard both of Millville; 9 grandchildren, Tyler, Katelyn, Victoria, Hayden, Phillip, Sidney, Madisen, Mason, and Dallas; sisters, Charleen (Albert) Schaechterle, Norma (Delbert) Goeman both of Lake City, and Diannia (Steve) Briggs of Wis.; brothers, Norman (Linda) Adler of Hager City, WI, Mick (Jane) Adler of Millville, and Gary (Michelle) Adler of Lake City. She was preceded in death by her parents, and sister, Geraldine.
A Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in West Albany, rural Millville, with Father Matthew Fasnacht officiating. Burial will follow the service in St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 8, at Schleicher Funeral Homes, Lake City Chapel, and one hour prior to the service at the church. Masks are required for all services and please follow the COVID-19 rules of social distancing.
Arrangements by Schleicher Funeral Homes, Lake City Chapel.  Guest register may be signed at www.schleicher

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