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Leo J. Pfefferkorn

October 11, 1933 ~ September 26, 2019 (age 85)

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Leo Joseph Pfefferkorn, age 85, of Albion, died Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Sacred Heart in Avilla.  Mr. Pfefferkorn was born in Ashley, Indiana on October 11, 1933 to the late Andrew and Louise (Vanderbosch) Pfefferkorn.  He graduated from Ashley High School in 1952 and then honorably served his country in the United States Army.  On September 27, 1980, he married Sally A. Black, she survives in Albion.  Leo was employed for many years at Dana Corporation, retiring from there in 1994.  He was a true Detroit Tigers fan and spent many days traveling to games with his nephews and Sally.  Leo also loved to fish.  It didn't matter what water he was on, as long as the fish were biting!

Survivors include:

Wife, Sally Pfefferkorn of Albion.

Sister, Susanne Lambright of Ligonier.

Sister, Mildred Miller of Kendallville.

Nephews, Kevin Pfefferkorn and Mark (Linda) Pfefferkorn.

Many more nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Leo was proceeded in death by siblings; Stella Royal, Carl Pfefferkorn, "Chub" Pfefferkorn, Andrew Pfefferkorn, Alred Pfefferkorn, Ralph Pfefferkorn and nephew William Pfefferkorn.

Visitation will be held Monday, September 30, 2019 from 10:00-11:00 am at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00am at Hite Funeral Home.

Burial with Military Honors will follow at St. Michael's Cemetery in Waterloo.

Memorial donations may be made to the family in care of Sally Pfefferkorn.

Arrangements entrusted to Hite Funeral Home.

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September 30, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Hite Funeral Home
403 South Main Street
Kendallville, IN 46755

Funeral Service
September 30, 2019

11:00 AM
Hite Funeral Home
403 South Main Street
Kendallville, IN 46755

Burial with Military Honors
September 30, 2019

1:00 PM
St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery
County Road 39
Waterloo, IN 46763

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