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December 5, 2013
Messenger News

LAKE CITY Leonard Konstanz, 95, died Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at Stewart Memorial Community Hospital in Lake City. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, December 8, 2013 at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City and burial will be at a later date.

Leonard is survived by his children Dale Konstanz of Florida, Linda Burgess of Des Moines and PeggSeil of Lake City, 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren, sisters Sarah Rauscher and Frieda Stevenson and brother Ray Konstanz all of West Bend, WI and twin brother Leo (Ernestine) Konstanz of Tripp, SD. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Luella, son Courtney Konstanz, daughters Beverly Vincent and Sharon Vincent, granddaughter Leigh Heuton, great-grandsons Justin and Taylor Heuton, 4 brothers and 3 sisters.

Leonard Phillip Konstanz was born on November 23, 1918 at White River, South Dakota to Jacob and Friedericka (Schuller) Konstanz. On October 12, 1942 he was married to Luella Herr in Nebraska. They moved from Tripp, SD to Lake City in March 1953 and Leonard worked as a farmer and a mechanic for International Harvester until his retirement in 1983.

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