Kenneth L. Leitheiser
Kenneth L. Leitheiser, 74, of West Bend passed away Friday, October 23, 2015 at his home with his beloved family gathered around him. He was born on April 3, 1941 in West Bend, the son of Louis and Angela (nee Ewert) Leitheiser. On June 24, 1961, Ken married Carol A. Guse at Holy Angels Catholic Church in West Bend. Ken was self-employed in the floor covering business in the Kewaskum, West Bend area as well as Florida, where he and Carol lived for several years.
Ken was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church, West Bend, Kewaskum Lions Club, served as a leader in the Kewaskum Boy Scouts and was a member of a Packers Club in Florida. He enjoyed camping, bowling, the Packers, the Brewers, playing cribbage and sheepshead and especially playing board games with his grandchildren. Most often you found Ken and Carol attending their granchchildrens sporting and other school events.
Those left behind to cherish Kens memory include his wife Carol, his sons Scott (Tisha) of Campbellsport, Ric (Amy), Tim (Sandy) all of West Bend, Brian (Becky) of Kewaskum, his daughter Maureen (Mark) Mommaerts of DePere, his grandchildren Tony and Eric Leitheiser, Stephen and Alex Leitheiser, Matt, Maggie and Jacob Leitheiser, Mikaela, Kaitlyn and Grace Leitheiser and Zachary, Belle and Benjamin Mommaerts, his great-granddaughter Kinley, his sisters Diane (Harlan) Ekvall of West Bend, and Barbara (James) Baka of Mequon, his brothers-in-law Ron (Jan) Guse and Dan (Lois) Guse all of West Bend, other relatives and friends.
Ken was preceded in death by his parents, his grandson David Leitheiser, his sister Marilyn Klug, his father-in-law and mother-in-law Clarence and Mae Guse and his godchild Carmen Cook.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, October 28th at 7:00 PM at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 138 N. 8th Ave. Rev. Gerald Brittain will officiate and inurnment will be at a later date at Holy Angels Cemetery. Visitation will be at the Holy Angels Church from 4:00 PM until time of Mass.
Memorials are appreciated to the Giving Tree Food Pantry (co-founded by his daughter, Maureen) or Cedar Hospice.
Twohig Funeral Home of Campbellsport is serving the family with online condolences and guestbook are at www.twohigfunerals.com.