Edward J. Leuthner, age 90, of Menomonie, WI and formerly St. Cloud, MN passed away on May 24, 2022, at Mayo Clinic Health System-Red Cedar in Menomonie.
Ed was born on September 8, 1931, in St. Bonifacius, MN, to Dominic and Clara Leuthner and grew up in
Delano, MN. He married Dorothy Klinkhammer on June 18, 1955, in Cogswell, ND. They enjoyed 58 years of blissful marriage until her passing in 2013.
Ed was a Navy pilot before becoming a High School Teacher, Coach and later a School Administrator. He and Dorothy raised their children in St. Cloud, MN where they made many great friends and memories.
Ed was a man of faith and he treasured time spent with his loving wife, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and friends. Grandpa’s homemade bread and buns were always a highlight at family gatherings. Ed thoroughly enjoyed the camaraderie, and serenity of time spent on the water fishing.
Ed is survived by his children Mark (Debbie) Leuthner, Mary Kay (Bill) Kryshak, Kathy Leuthner, Connie (Mike) Ricci and Tom (Sandy) Leuthner, 15 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and siblings; DonnaMae (Jerry) Anderson, Raymond (Joyce) Korblick and Carol (Dan) Fink.
He was preceded in death by his wife Dorothy and infant son Michael, his siblings, Jocelyn Biggs, Howard Leuthner and Roy Leuthner.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at the Progressive Care Unit at the Mayo Clinic Health System-Red Cedar in Menomonie, for the heartfelt compassionate care to our father and family.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday May 28, 2022, St. Joseph Catholic Church in Menomonie with Rev. John Mano officiating. Burial will take place in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday.