October 28, 1957 – Monday, June 27, 2011
St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church,
Thursday, June 30th, 2011
Scott James Schleif, age 53, of rural Buffalo passed away on Monday, June 27th, 2011 at his residence.
He was born on October 28, 1957 in Buffalo the son of James & Juanita “Patty” Henson Schleif.
Scott graduated from Buffalo High School in 1976.
Following High School, he honorably served his Country in The United States Air Force.
Scott was an avid outdoors man, a huge gardener, enjoyed hunting and fishing. He had a passion for English Pointer Dogs. Scott had a special place in his heart for his nieces and nephews.
He was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Buffalo where he was baptized and confirmed.
Survived by his loving parents: Jim & Patty Schleif; sisters and a brother: Vicki (Neil) Ebeling, Lauri (Tom) Hayes, Steven Schleif and fiancé Carol, Jill (Curt) VanLith and Julie (Jeff) Bruhn all of Buffalo; nieces and nephews: Sayward, Erin, Eric, Jack, Ashley, Ryan, Brady, Cody, Tanner, Jordan, Crosby, Saylor, Kelsey, Kaiti and Matt; great nephews: Cayden and Crew; Godparents: Grant and Norma Schleif; aunts, uncles, cousins, many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Scott James Schleif were held on Thursday, June 30th at 4:00 P.M. at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Buffalo. Pastor James Disney officiated.
Interment with military rites followed at Lakeview Cemetery.
A visitation was held on Thursday afternoon, June 30th from 2-4 P.M. at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Buffalo.
Casket Bearers were Mike Marquette, Dan Berg, Tom Henson, Tom Decker, Corey Fobbe, Dave Breitbarth.
The Peterson Chapel, Buffalo served the family.