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Joseph A. Leiby

PERRYSBURG: Joseph A. Leiby, 88, passed away Monday, February 10, 2014 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg; surrounded by his family.

Joe was born December 10, 1925 in Tiffin, Ohio to Dorr and Mildred (Sanders) Leiby. He married Betty Parish on January 28, 1947 and she preceded him in death on July 19, 2001.

Joe graduated from Wilton Cake Decorating School as a Master Decorator and was the head cake decorator at Tonys, Nickles and Rays Bakery. After his retirement, he occasionally decorated for Danish Pastry. He was a founding member and Captain of Sandusky Township Fire Department; and a member of the Sons of the American Revolution. Joe enjoyed golf, traveling, fishing and model trains.

He is survived by his sons, Joseph G. (Julie) Leiby and Michael G. (Jan) Leiby both of Fremont, Ohio; grandchildren, Mary and John Leiby and Christian and Sarah Leiby and great-grandchildren, Jonah and Jace Leiby. Along with his wife, Betty, Joe was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services and burial will take place at a later date. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Keller-Ochs-Koch-Mason Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or Sandusky Township Fire Department. Condolences may be made to the family at

Published in the News-Messenger on Feb. 12, 2014
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