A memorial service for Calvin F. Leisch, 95, of Kalona, Iowa, formerly of Woodstock, Ill., will be held Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, at 2 p.m. at the Schneider, Leucht, Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home in Woodstock. The family will greet friends from 12:30 p.m. until the time of service.
Calvin Leisch died Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. Memorial funds may be directed to the Wounded Warrior Project.
Calvin Francis Leisch was born Sept. 6, 1924, in Woodstock, the son of Roland and Laura (Boyd) Leisch. He graduated from Woodstock High School, and on July 27, 1946, he was united in marriage to Barbara Booth. Calvin farmed most of his life and was a supervisor at Vulcan Materials in Crystal Lake, where he was a union steward. Calvin was a member of the Woodstock Moose Lodge and was awarded the Fellowship Degree. He enjoyed reading.
Survivors include two children, Linda (David) Bentley of Kalona, Iowa, and Larry Leisch of Fox Lake, Ill.; four grandchildren, Heather (Adam) Asher, and Kerie, Jennifer and Daniel Leisch; and two great-granddaughters, Addyson and Noelle Asher.
Preceding Calvin in death were his parents; his wife; a brother, Harold Leisch; and special friend, Helen Bye.