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January 24, 1918 – Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Service Information
Church of St. Albert in Albertville
Friday, October 19th, 2012
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Thursday, October 18th, 2012
4-8 P.M.

Leander A. Heuring, age 94, of Albertville passed away on Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 at Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Augusta.

He was born on January 24, 1918 in Albertville the son of Alphonse & Veronica Dehmer Heuring.

Leander attended elementary school at St. Albert’s Catholic School in Albertville.

On June 9, 1941, Leander A. Heuring and Monica M. Becker were joined in holy marriage at The Church of St. Albert in Albertville. God blessed their marriage with three sons.

He engaged in dairy farming in Albertville for many years. Farming was his life!

Along with farming, Leander enjoyed woodworking, bowling, playing cards, jigsaw puzzles, and he was a huge fan of the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team.

He was a lifelong member of The Church of St. Albert in Albertville. He was a former member of the St. Mathias Society and a Church usher for many years.

Leander was also a retired fireman of The Albertville Fire Department having served over twenty years.

Survived by sons: Gerald (Joan) Heuring of Princeton & Richard (Diane) Heuring of Elk River; a daughter-in-law: Sharon Heuring of Litchfield; ten grandchildren & sixteen great grandchildren and another on the way; a brother: Owen Heuring of Willmar; sisters-in-law & brothers-in-law: Eileen Heuring of Monticello, Zita Eull of St. Michael, Bertilla & Ken Schendel of Coon Rapids and Andrew & Leah Becker of Sauk Centre; other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his wife: Monica Heuring in 2009, a son: Gordon Heuring in 2008, his parents: Alphonse & Veronica Heuring, sisters: Marie Kemmetmueller & Lucille Kolles and brothers: Guido & Norman Heuring.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Leander Heuring will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, October 19th at The Church of St. Albert in Albertville. Father Xavier Thelakkatt will be the Celebrant. Interment will follow at St. Albert’s Cemetery.

Special music will be provided by Wayne & Mary Lou Kolles and Rachel Kimmerle.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, October 18th from 4-8 P.M. at The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home. A Prayer service will be held at 7:30 P.M.

Further visitation will be held at the church on Friday morning, October 19th one hour prior to Mass.

Casket Bearers will be Troy Heuring, Brian Heuring, Alan Heuring, Jeff Heuring, Phil Heuring and Zack Heuring, Keith Bauch, Adam Bauch and Austin Bauch and Eric Vegoe.

The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to

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