Leonard J. Rommelfanger, age 83, of Garnett, Kansas, passed away on Monday, March 27, 2017.
He was born on November 24, 1933, at Greeley, Kansas, the son of Francis J. and Theresa (Rues) Rommelfanger. He graduated from Greeley High School with the Class of 1952, and entered into the United States Army from 1953 to 1955 in the Korean Conflict.
Leonard married Rosalie Feuerborn on July 4, 1957 at Garnett, Kansas. This union was blessed with four children.
He was a 60-year member of the Garnett V.F.W. Post #6397 and the American Legion Fuller-Thompson Post #48, 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus #1368 and the Holy Angels Catholic Church.
Leonard owned and operated Cardinal Service Company for over 25 years, providing amusement and vending machines to businesses in east-central Kansas. He enjoyed woodworking, playing golf, camping, and especially spending time with his family.
Leonard was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Eugene (Brother Ray); Maurice; and Ralph "Rommie".
He is survived by his wife, Rosalie Rommelfanger, of the home; his children, Karen Greiner and husband David of Bolivar, Missouri; Gary Rommelfanger and wife Kathy of Garnett, Kansas; Jeanine Troyer and husband Ken of Colorado Springs, Colorado; and Alan Rommelfanger and wife Dr. Ramona Kyaw of Thousand Oaks, California; nine grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and one great great granddaughter; one sister, Marie Mersman of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Friday, March 31, 2017, at Holy Angels Catholic Church, Garnett, burial following in the Holy Angels Cemetery. A rosary will be held at 6:00 p.m., on Thursday evening at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel, Garnett, with visitation following.
Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Angels Catholic Church or to Crossroads Hospice.
You may send your condolences to the family at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.