Leland Harold Juenger, 75, of Marissa, IL; born on November 30, 1941 in Belleville, IL; passed away on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Cedarhurst Assisted Living Center in Shiloh, IL.
Mr. Juenger was the owner and operator of Lee’s Tavern in Marissa. He was a United States Navy Veteran serving during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He was a member of the Ainad Shiners where he served on the Directors Staff, Royal Order of Jesters, a 50 plus year member of Masonic Lodge 881, a lifetime member of Sparta VFW Post 7248 and the Marissa Rod and Gun Club.
He was preceded in death by his parents – Armin and Virginia, nee Erb, Juenger. His wife – Theresa, nee Clark, Juenger who he married on July 14, 1976 and who passed away on April 15, 2013.
He is survived by his children – Patricia (David) Presley; Devin (Judy) Juenger; Darin (Jennie) Juenger. His step-children – Jason (Ashley) Smith; Lynn Clutter. His grandchildren – Joshua (Mary) Wirth; Ashley (Ben) Narup; David Presley; Ryne (Lindsey) Juenger; Kayla (Matt Ervin) Juenger ; Tristan Juenger; Victoria Krack; Emma Meadors; Hanna Meadors. 8 great-grandchildren. Also survived by step-grandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Condolences to the family may be expressed online at www.heilschuessler.com.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association; Shriners Children’s Hospital or Heartland Hospice.
Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Friday, May 12, 2017 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm and on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 10:00am to 2:00pm.
Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 2:00pm.
Burial: Interment will be held in the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.