ESCANABA - Leonard John Scheuren, 79, of Escanaba and Gladstone, passed away Wednesday morning, July 23, 2014, at the Christian Park Health Care Center in Escanaba.
Leonard was born May 10, 1935, in Escanaba, the son of Howard and Engia (Johnson) Scheuren. He was a longtime farmer and loved his John Deere tractors. He was united in marriage to Doris McKnight on Jan. 4, 1975 at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Flat Rock and was a wonderful husband and father.
Leonard is survived by his wife, Doris; four sons, Joe Dahn of Escanaba, Jim (Kristi) Dahn of Cornell, John (Jan) Dahn of Escanaba, and Pat (Lori) Dahn of Escanaba; one daughter, Theresa (Joe) McCloskey of Marquette; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Leslie Scheuren of Marquette, Rodney Scheuren of Boney Falls, and Danny Scheuren of Oshkosh, Wis.; numerous nieces and nephews; and a good friend, Barb Harris of Gladstone.
Leonard John Scheuren
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, July 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Funeral services will follow at 4 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Frank Scarcelli officiating. A luncheon will be served following the services at the Gladstone Senior Center. Leonard will be laid to rest in the Gardens of Rest Cemetery in Wells.
The family respectfully requests that only children 12 years and older attend the visitation and funeral.
For additional information or to leave the family a message of condolence, go to www.skradskifuneralhomes.com.