Roger Leanna - Departed on Nov 23, 2018 - Ledgeview, WI
Roger Leanna - Departed on Nov 23, 2018 - Ledgeview, WI

Roger Leanna

Born in Green Bay, WI on Feb 26, 1944

Died on Nov 23, 2018 and resided in Ledgeview, WI

Roger G. Leanna, 74, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 23, 2018. Roger was born on February 26,1944 in Green Bay, son of the late Gerald and Jeanette (Van Rite) Leanna. On July 18,1964 he married Barbara Vanden Langenberg at St. Phillip's Church in Green Bay. He attended East De Pere High School. He drove semi truck over the road for many years until his retirement. He was an avid sports fan of the WI Badgers, GB Packers and the Milwaukee Brewers. Roger was a member of St. Francis Xavier Church, De Pere, involved with Curative Connections, and Pro Fitness. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, playing cards with friends and family. Roger’s happy disposition and loving smile will be missed by all.

Survivors include his wife Barbara, 2 children: Cheryl Vertz, Cindy (Stan) Kaiser and 2 grandchildren: Alexander and Lucas Vertz; Siblings, Mary Stein, Gloria (Ken) Wiese; Donna (Mark) Pansier, Bill (Donna) Leanna; Pat Leanna; Ken (Susie) Leanna. Barb’s siblings: Roger (Nancy) Vanden Langenberg, Leo (Laverne) Vanden Langenberg, Marge (Bob) Vollmerhausen, Marc (Tom) Brolin & Carl Zimonick (brother-in-law); many nieces and nephews

Roger was proceeded in death by 2 infant children, Rodney and Craig, brother-in-law, Ronald Stein and sister-in-law Joyce Zimonick.

Friends may gather at St. Francis Xavier Church, 220 S. Michigan St, De Pere, on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. until the Funeral Mass at 12:00 Noon, Rev. Richard Getchel will preside. Entombment will be in the Allouez Chapel Mausoleum. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.prokowall.com.

Our thanks go out to the staff at Curative Connections, Angel's Touch, & Doug at Pro Fitness for working with & caring for Roger.  We are very grateful for the staff at St. Vincent Hospital and Unity Hospice for their care & compassion during this difficult time.


Funeral Mass: Wednesday Nov 28, 2018, 12:00pm at St. Francis Xavier - De Pere

Visitation: Wednesday Nov 28, 2018, 10-12pm at St. Francis Xavier - De Pere

Served by Proko-Wall Funeral Director: Shawn Kamke

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