Robert Leeman

Robert John Leeman

Monday, August 29th, 1927 - Saturday, March 14th, 2020
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Robert John Leeman, 92, of Kenosha, passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at Magnolia Hill Assisted Living Facility in Mount Pleasant.

Born in Felch, MI, on August 29, 1927, he was the son of the late Lester and Esther (Rein) Leeman.

Robert served in the US Navy from October 1945, until he was honorably discharged in August 1946.

On August 30, 1949, he married Mary Ellen Henry in Chicago, IL. She preceded him in death on July 23, 2014. Robert and Mary were members of Kenosha Family Church. They enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending summers at their camp in Sagola, MI, where they created many memories with family and friends.

He was employed by Chicago Northwestern Railroad as a conductor and retired in 1989.

Survivors include his four children, Robert (Laura) Leeman, Thomas (Cathy) Leeman, Jacklynn (Tony) Kufera, and Helen (Howard) Ladd; eight grandchildren, Augusta, Robert, Mary, Lana, Melody, Eric, Brett, and Shannon; and five siblings, Bernice Dahlgren, Marian Bubliona, Evelyn Purcell, Donna Dove, and Gla (Sally) Leeman. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Robert is preceded in death by his daughter, Georgia Rechlitz; a grandson, Perry Rechlitz; daughter, Jeanine Atkinson; and son-in-law, Jimmy Atkinson.

Services for Robert are pending at this time.

Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
5111-60th Street
Kenosha, WI 53144
Phone: (262) 654-3533
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