Leon Henry Meixner, age 75, of Ellsworth, WI passed away peacefully Saturday October 9, 2021, at Ellsworth Care Center. Leon was bom on July 10, 1946, in Durand, WI to Leo and Clara (Brunner) Meixner. Leo married the love of his life Carolyn Jacobson on October 10, 1970, in Ellsworth, WI.
Leon was an honest hard-working man. He enjoyed working on his brother’s farm and taking care of calves. During his free time, he was rather fond of fishing. His favorite thing to do was spend time with Carolyn and their multiple beloved pets over the years. He also enjoyed music and polka.
Leon was survived by his wife of 51 years Carolyn, siblings: Micheál, Lorraine, and Francis, brother-in-law: Richard Jacobson and Bud Rehder, and sisters-in-law: Adeline (Bemie) Schroeder and Elaine (Ron) Edlund and many other relations. He was preceded in death with his parents, Leo and Clara Meixner, In-Laws: Harold and Elsie Jacobson, siblings: Fredrick, George, Jerome, Katheryn and Charles, sisters- in-law: Kathy Jacobson, Dorothy Rehder, Helen Ja- cobson, and brother-in-law Harry Jacobson and Hert Jacobson.
Funeral services were held for Leon Meixner or Thursday, October 14, 2021 at Bethel Covenant Churct in rural Ellsworth.
A special thank you to the Ellsworth EMTs, ambulance drivers, and to the wonderful staff at the Ellsworth Healtl Care facility, and the hospice caregivers for taking good care of Leon in his final months.
Arrangements are entrusted to the O’Connell Famil) Funeral Home of Ellsworth www.oconnellfuneralservices. com