Obituary of Leonard Daniels
Leonard John Daniels, Sr., age 75 of Spencer, passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at his home
A celebration of Leonard’s life will be held on June 18, 2017 from 2PM until 4PM at the Lion's Shelter in Spencer.
Leonard was born on February 15, 1942 at home in Earl, Wisconsin to Fred and Florence (Bagee) Daniels. He attended school in Earl and after completing his education he worked alongside his father in the logging business. In the late 1950’s he moved to the Marshfield area and held various factory jobs over the next several years. In 1971, he moved to the Stratford area where he worked for B&I Lumber until his retirement. In 1987, he built his dream home in the woods outside of Spencer. He loved being outdoors, enjoyed puttering in his shed, mowing lawn, hunting and fishing and spending time with his family and friends. Leonard was an avid Green Bay Packer fan, never missing a game. He adored his grandchildren, always sharing his time, stories and magic tricks with them.
Leonard is survived by his wife, Barb Flinn-Daniels of Spencer; his children: Leonard Jr. (Karen) Daniels, Kevin Daniels and Sandi (Rick) Steines; his stepchildren: Robin (Dave) Dietel and Bob (Libby) Irwin; eleven grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren with one on the way. Leonard is further survived by his sisters: Frances (Jim) Phillips, Betty (LeRoy) Redetzke and Sharon (Rick) Christner; his brothers: Vernon Daniels and Roger (Shirley) Daniels; his sister-in-law Maxine Daniels and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Norman, his sister Linda, his sister-in-law Edith and his special canine friend, Maggi.
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