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May 11, 1949 – Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Service Information
Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Rogers, MN
Monday, June 3, 2013
11:00 AM

Visitation Information
The Peterson Chapel, St. Michael, MN
Sunday, June 2, 2013
4-8 PM


Larry A. Leither, age 64 of Rogers, passed away at home May 29 after a 2 year heroic fight with Mantel Cell Lymphoma. He was surrounded by his loving family and friends.

He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Linda (Mackedanz); son, Lonnie (Sonya) Leither; daughter, Leann (Cal) Barott; grandchildren, Yolonda & Zygi Leither; brothers & sisters, Walter (Eileen) Leither, Shirley (Eugene) O’Neill, Ronnie (Karen) Leither, Eugene (Mary) Leither, Elaine (Lee) Eisenchenk, Sharon (Roger) Torborg, Marvin (Diana) Leither; father & mother-in-law, Henry & Mary Mackedanz.

He is preceded in death by his parents Edmund & Antoinette (Neutgens) Leither, & his brother, Daniel.

Larry served in the US Army Reserves for 6 years, honorably discharged in 1974. He was a dedicated & loyal union member of Construction & General Laborers Union Local # 563 for 36 years. Larry was a member of the Catholic Aid & the Knights of Columbus.

Larry was a loving Husband, Dad & Grandpa. His hobbies included fishing, hunting, playing cards, dominos & trips to the casino with his wife. He enjoyed feeding the birds, squirrels & having a beautiful lawn.

A special thank you to oncologist, Dr K. & the staff of MN Oncology clinic Coon Rapids, the devoted staff on 2 East at Mercy Hospital & to Dr. Chambers, his cardiologist for 15 years.

Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, June 3, 2013 at 11 AM at Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Rogers, MN.

Visitation on Sunday, from 4-8 PM with a Knights of Columbus prayer service at 7 PM at The Peterson Chapel, St. Michael, MN.

Interment St. Martin Cemetery, Rogers, MN.

2 Guestbook Entries

  1. Elaine and Marv Binstock

    Our sympathies Elaine and Shirley and all of the families. We pray for strength to go on.

  2. Ronny Kunstleben

    My sympathy to the Leither family. Gone too soon. Only God knows the reason.
    They say God only takes the best.
    May God help you to accept his calling him home.
    Love & Peace Ronny Kunstleben


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