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Leo Leonard Putz

February 2, 1935 February 16, 2018
Leo Leonard Putz
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Obituary for Leo Leonard Putz

Leo Leonard Putz, age 83, of Hadley, died Friday, February 16, 2018. He was born February 2, 1935 in Clear Creek, Wisconsin, to Lawrence and Lavera (Snyder) Putz.

Leo proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1953-1957, he was stationed in Korea during his enlistment. He married Marion Stark on February 14, 1959 in Racine, Wisconsin. Mr. Putz received a Master’s Degree from Central Michigan University and went on to work over 33 years for General Motors in Quality Control, at the Pontiac Plant and the Tech Center in Warren. After retiring from GM, he worked for Tower Automotive in Elkton and taught business classes at St. Clair County Community College for many many years. Mr. Putz was an active and devoted member of Christ Lutheran Church in Goodrich, where he served as an Elder, Chairman of the Congregation and Bible Study Teacher. Leo was truly a “Jack of All Trades” he was a talented woodworker, electrician, plumber, car repairman and builder. He refurbished the family home more than once and even built an addition onto the home.

Leo is survived by his wife: Marion Putz of Hadley; children: Karen Lake of Flint, Katherine (Barry) Gardner of Lapeer, John (Teri) Putz of Lapeer, Linda (Jim) Robinson of Clio and Rev. David (Tina) Putz of West Lafayette, Indiana; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; siblings: Jeanette Sandberg of Minnesota, Donald Putz of Minnesota, Jim (Phyllis) Putz of Minnesota, Duane Putz of Minnesota and Marian Gasser of Virginia; sister-in-law: Carol Veath of Marlette; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother: Orville Putz.

Visitation will be 4-8PM Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Lapeer and 9:30-11:00AM Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at Christ Lutheran Church, 5245 Hadley Rd, Goodrich, MI 48438. Leo’s funeral service will be 11:00AM Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at Christ Lutheran Church, Rev. Kelly Todd will officiate the service. Burial will follow immediately in Christ Lutheran Church Cemetery, with military honors under the auspices of American Legion Post #16 Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to Christ Lutheran Church. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.MuirBrothersLapeer.com


Previous Events

Visitation at Funeral Home

Tuesday

20

Feb

4:00 PM 2/20/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/20/2018 8:00:00 PM
Muir Brothers Funeral Home

1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Muir Brothers Funeral Home
1021 S Lapeer Road Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Visitation at Church

Wednesday

21

Feb

9:30 AM 2/21/2018 9:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/21/2018 11:00:00 AM
Christ Lutheran Church

5245 Hadley Road
Goodrich, MI 48438

Christ Lutheran Church
5245 Hadley Road Goodrich 48438 MI
United States

Funeral Service

Wednesday

21

Feb

11:00 AM 2/21/2018 11:00:00 AM
Christ Lutheran Church

5245 Hadley Road
Goodrich, MI 48438

Christ Lutheran Church
5245 Hadley Road Goodrich 48438 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Christ Lutheran Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

South Hadley Road
Goodrich, MI

South Hadley Road Goodrich MI
48438

Memorial Contribution

Christ Lutheran Church

5245 Hadley Road
Goodrich, MI 48438
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