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Leon R. Eilers

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Leon R. Eilers Obituary
Leon R. Eilers, 71

Underwood, MN

Formerly of Richfield, MN

May 26, 1942 - Feb. 8, 2014

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:30 A.M. Wednesday at St. Marcus Catholic Church in Clear Lake for Leon Raymond Eilers, age 71, who passed away Saturday, February 8, 2014 at the Hennepin County Medical Center from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Rev. Virgil Helmin will officiate. Burial will be at the St. Marcus Catholic Church Cemetery. Friends and relatives may call for one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Clear Lake.

Leon was born May 26, 1942 in Clear Lake to Edwin and Mary (Alderson) Eilers. He graduated from St. Cloud Technical High School and went on to serve his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War from 1964-1970. He then attended Dunwoody Institute where he studied heating and cooling. Leon lived in Richfield where he worked in heating and cooling repair until his retirement in 2000. He was a member of the Local Pipefitters Union #539. After retiring he moved to Underwood where he was able to enjoy the outdoors. He loved hunting, fishing and watching both professional and local High School sports.

Leon is survived by his sister, Audrey Salner of Clear Lake and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Charles and sister, Evelyn Kampa.

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Published in the St. Cloud Times on Feb. 10, 2014
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