Francis G. Leypold

Leypold, Francis G. 88, of Montgomery, passed away on January 27, 2014 at his home. He was born on September 26, 1925 in Aurora, IL the son of Emile and Mary Leypold. Francis proudly served his country with the U.S. Navy during WWII. He went on to work for the BNSF for 40 years before his retirement. He was a talented craftsman and enjoyed woodworking and painting. He will be dearly missed by his family. He is survived by his beloved wife of 69 years, Jean Leypold; his children, Sharron (Mike) Gerardi, Mary (the late John) Silagi, Sam (Kathie) Leypold and Francis Leypold. He is also survived by his daughter-in-law, Karen Leypold; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his children, Greg Leypold, Jeanette Gates, Frank Leypold and Georgette Runkle; and his grandchildren, Heather Leypold and Bruce Runkle, Jr. All services will be private. For information and online guestbook please visit www.dieterlememorialhome.com. Dieterle Memorial Home 630-897-1196.

Funeral Home

Dieterle Memorial Home
1120 South Broadway Road Montgomery, IL 60538
(630) 897-1196

Published in Beacon News on Jan. 30, 2014