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Lloyd B. LeonardLloyd B. Leonard 98, of Cornell passed away Wednesday morning at 6AM (April 23, 2014) at his home in the loving care of his family.
A visitation will be held on Friday from 4-8PM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home and from 10-11AM Saturday at the Cornell United Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11AM at The Cornell United Methodist Church.
Burial will be in Cornell Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Dick, Dan, Kerry Leonard, Shane and Shawn Jensen and Trevor Leonard.
Lloyd was born into this world 2 minutes before his identical twin brother Floyd, on March 2, 1916 in Rural Manville to Elmo and Lillie (Berge) Leonard.
Lloyd married Beulah Zook in December of 1939. She passed away January 14, 1984.
Surviving are sons, Dick (Donna) Leonard and Don (Patricia) Leonard both of Cornell, 3 grandchildren, Daniel (Stephanie) Leonard of Cornell, Melissa (Wade) Jensen of Pontiac, and Kerry (Daisy) Leonard of ElPaso, 8 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great grandchildren, and sisters, Lois Dohleman and Mary Lou Clevenger both of Florida.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Earl in infancy and Walter, Robert, Floyd.
Lloyd was a lifetime farmer in the Cornell area and also worked with his son Dick at Dickâs Custom Cabinets and carried on the Leonard carpentry tradition.
He attended country schools in the Manville area and was a member of the Cornell Senior Citizens.
He was an avid baseball fan and enjoyed fishing and swimming.
Memorial s may be directed to Cornell Lions Club, New Life Christian Center, or Cornell United Methodist Church.
Winterrowd Funeral Home
305 S. Park St.
Streator, Illinois 61364
Dick, Donna and family,
I was saddened to learn of Lloyd's passing. I know he will be greatly missed by his family and friends. My prayers and thoughts are with you all at this trying time.
Love you all, Bev
Beverly Muir Apr 26 2014 12:00 AM
So sorry for your loss! I always loved seeing Grandpa & Lloyd together. And now they get to be. Remember all of the good memories and let those good memories carry you through all of your hard days. The world has lost a good man, but Heaven has gained a wonderful angel. God bless all of you.
Trevor & Nicole Sancken Apr 24 2014 12:00 AM