Jack Jerome Leipzig, age 95, of Isanti died December 1, 2019 at Fairview Lakes Regional Medical Center in Wyoming. The Memorial Service will be held at 12 Noon on Friday, December 6, 2019 at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in East Bethel. A memorial visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Burial will be in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery in the spring.
Jack J Leipzig
Age 95, Isanti, Minnesota
Born July 31, 1924 in his grandparents’ farmhouse in Clear Lake, Wisconsin.
Preceded in death by his parents, John and Ruth (Rogers) Leipzig; three brothers, Franklin, Francis (Buzz), James; sister, Anna Mae Goree and daughter in-law, Marcia Leipzig.
He is survived by his wife, Viola, of 72 years; three sons, John (Rachel), Lance (Deb), Dennis (Cathy); four daughters, Sandra (James) Beckman, Sybia (Gary) Alexander, Annette (Brent) Wilke, Teresa (Jack) Cole; 17 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren.
He married Viola Witthuhn on October 18, 1947 at Zion Lutheran Church in Appleton, Wisconsin.
Graduated from Barnum High School, Barnum, Minnesota and attended Appleton School of Business in Appleton, Wisconsin.
Served his country in WWII in the Army Air Force. Flew in B24’s in the Pacific Theater.
Worked 25 years for Sinclair and Atlantic Richfield in the Oil Business. He and his family were corporate nomads, living in Appleton, Wisconsin; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Mound, Minnesota; Indianapolis, Indiana and Alta Loma, California.
Thank you to Ecumen North Branch, Fairview Wyoming and Strike Funeral Home for treating Jack with dignity and respect.