Leonard E. Gyr
Leonard E. Gyr, age 88, of Fond
du Lac, completed his circle of life on Monday, January 13, 2020, at Adelaide
Place. He was an outstanding, larger than life person with his knowledge and
kindness as the business owner of L&H Gyr Excavating to all that encountered
Leonard was born on June 17,
1931, in Fond du Lac, to Hans and Lena Gyr. He attended school in North Fond du
Lac. Leonard enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1952 prior to
starting his business. On August 25, 1951, he married the love of his life
Vivian Wallender at St. Pauls Ev. Lutheran Church in North Fond du Lac.
Leonard is survived by his wife;
five children; nine grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; six
great-great-grandchildren; one brother; and other relatives and friends. He was
preceded in death by his parents; one grandson; six sisters; and two brothers.
Visitation will take place on Thursday,
January 16, 2020, from 5:30-6:15 PM at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home, 524 N. Park
Ave, Fond du Lac, WI, 54935. A memorial service will follow the visitation at
the funeral home at 6:15 PM. Cremation has taken place.
Special thanks to the staff at
Adelaide Place and Heartland Hospice for everything they have done for Leonard.
Additional information and
guestbook can be found at ueckerwitt.com