Herschel T. Leifheit
Share
Share Herschel's life story with friends and family
Send an Email
Or Copy this URL to Share
Herschel T. Leifheit

Born: May 10, 1930

Died: May 18, 2020

Herschel (Herb) T Leifheit, 90, of DeLand, FL, passed away peacefully Monday May 18, 2020. He was born May 10, 1930 in Dekalb, IL, the son of the late Paul and Anna Belle (Taggert) Leifheit.

Mr. Leifheit graduated from Waterman High School in 1948. He was enlisted in the U.S. Army as a company clerk. He married Donna J. (MacDougall) Leifheit on March 19, 1971 in Aurora, IL.

In addition to Donna, his wife, he is survived by his son's, Jud (Stacy) Leifheit and Doug (Merri) Leifheit, his grandchildren, Paul, Nicole, Ben and Susie Leifheit, Kevin, Erin Traeger, greatgrandchildren Molly, Theo and Will Traeger. He was also survived by his "Little Brother" Bill Turley. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Melody (Leifheit) Traeger and his brother, Paul Leifheit, Jr.

A Memorial Service will be conducted 11:00 am Friday May 22, 2020 at Lohman Funeral Home DeLand, 935 East New York Ave, DeLand FL. Due to the pandemic the services will be limited to the family. Entombment will be at a later date in Waterman, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Herb's memory to the American Diabetes Association at diabetes.org or to the American Heart Association at www2.heart.org. On line condolences or memories may be made at lohmanfuneralhomes.com.


To Plant Memorial Trees in memory, please visit our Sympathy Store.
Published in The MidWeek News on May 21, 2020.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
MAY
22
Memorial service
11:00 AM
Funeral services provided by
Order by phone: (866) 764-7853
MAKE A DONATION
Please consider a donation, as requested by the family.
MEMORIES & CONDOLENCES
Not sure what to say?
7 entries
May 27, 2020
Donna and family, my sympathy to all of you. Prayers for you through this time. Herb was a great man.
Barb. Heal
Friend
May 25, 2020
Dear Donna, We are so sorry to read of the passing of Herb. May God help you through this most difficult time. Know that our Thoughts and prayers are with you. In Sympathy, Bob & Kay Diedrich
Bob & Kay Diedrich
Family
May 24, 2020
Donna, Dad and I are saddened to hear of Herbs passing. He was such a great man and wonderful neighbor. One of my favorite childhood memories was from Halloween, and how hed scare us as soon as wed step on the welcome mat.
With love -
Marcie (Williams) Mysliwiec & Jerrell
Neighbor
May 24, 2020
Donna, Dad and I are saddened to hear of Herbs passing. He was such a great man and wonderful neighbor. One of my favorite childhood memories was from Halloween, and how hed scare us as soon as wed step on the welcome mat.
With love - Marcie (Williams) Mysliwiec & Jerrell
May 24, 2020
Someone so special will not be forgotten. May the wonderful times remain in your hearts.
May 21, 2020
My deepest condolences to the family.
Betsy Cies Todd
Neighbor
May 21, 2020
May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.
American Association
INVITE OTHERS TO ADD MEMORIES
Share to let others add their own memories and condolences