Leuenberger, W. Roy Freeland, Michigan
Passed away Sunday April 29, 2012 at St. John Providence Hospital in Southfield, Mi after a brief illness at the age of 67 years. Roy was born November 9, 1944 in Freeland, MI to the late Donald S. and Laura M. (Wegner) Leuenberger and has resided in this are all of his life. Roy worked for Tittabawassee Township for many years in the D.P.W. Roy loved his trike and was a member of GWRRA, he also enjoyed hunting, fishing, spending time with family and grandkids and his extended family. On October 26, 1968 Roy married JoAnn H. Stoll, she survives him. Also surviving are two daughters; Carol J. Silvernail and her friend; LeRoy, Jenny L. Leuenberger of Sterling Heights, MI. and son-in-law; Jim Heiler. Three grandchildren; Christopher “Buddy” and his fiancé; Sara, Johnnetria, and Cassandra. A sister and brother-in-law; Laura May (Bruce) Welborn of Freeland. Also surviving are a host of “extra kids”, extended family at Providence Hospital and the GWRRA Chapter V. A brother; Bill Leuenberger has predeceased Roy. Roy’s family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Michael Jacobs and Lauri Bolo for the great care and friendship. Also the 3rd floor Annex nurses and patient techs at St. John Providence Hospital for the care, love and friendship.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday May 3, 2012 at the Cunningham/Taylor Funeral Home, Freeland. Rev. Robert G. Schmidt will officiate with burial to follow at Pine Grove Cemetery in Freeland. Friends may call at the Cunningham/Taylor Funeral Home, 310 E. Washington St., Freeland on Tuesday from 2:00-4:00 & 6:00-8:00 p.m., Wednesday from Noon - 4:00 & 6:00-8:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Providence Hospital Health Foundation-HPB program or the donor’s favorite charity.