CORNELL - Leonard Joseph Guindon, 80, of 8355 County Road 416 J Road, Cornell, passed away Friday morning, Nov. 16, 2012, at the Christian Park Health Care Center in Escanaba.
Leonard was born Sept. 15, 1932, in Cornell, the son of Onesime and Yvonne (Burnette) Guindon. He was raised in Cornell where he worked with his dad on the family farm and in the woods.
Leonard was united in marriage to the former Gladys Anderson on May 25, 1957, at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Flat Rock. They made their home in Cornell where they raised their four children. Leonard had worked for McGillis and Gibbs and retired from Vanderbeck Fence Corporation.
Leonard Joseph Guindon
Leonard enjoyed dancing, doing wood projects and working in his garden. He also enjoyed hanging with his family and friends.
Survivors include: children, Linda Guindon of Oshkosh, Wis., Curtis Guindon and Debra Marunde of Cornell; twin brother, Lionel (Elizabeth) Guindon of Lebanon, Pa.; sisters, Bertha Blevins of Orange Park, Fla., twin sisters, Helen Menard of Willowbrook, Ill., and Evelyn (Bill) Cass of Gladstone; several grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews; special friends, Ida Mecure and Tim, Carol, Les and Gina.
In addition to his parents and his wife, Gladys, Leonard was preceded in death by his daughter, Debra Jean; son-in-law, Dean Jischke; brothers-in-law, Bud and Ron; brother, Hector; sisters and their husbands, Prudence (Hank) Couillard, Jeanette (Marvin) Swift, Rita (Ed) Comet, Agnes (Earl) McComb and Marie (Ray) Hill.
O Lord, Hear my prayer. Listen to my cry for mercy; in your Faithfulness and Righteousness come to my relief.
Leonard's family will receive friends on Wednesday, Nov. 21, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone.
Funeral services celebrating the life of Leonard Guindon will follow at 3 p.m. with readings and comments by family and friends.
Please visit www.skradskifuneralhomes.com where you can express your sympathy to the Guindon family. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone are assisting the Guindon family.