Leonard Herbes

Leonard Herbes

Leonard Herbes, age 99, a resident of Albany, passed away Friday, March 14, 2014, at St. Ottos Care Center, Little Falls, where he was a resident for the past two years.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held, Wednesday, March 19, at 11 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, St. Francis, with visitation two hours prior to mass at the church, starting at 9 a.m.
Leonard was born April 15, 1914, in Krain Township, Stearns County, to Frank and Anna (Neihoff) Herbes. He married Rose Ebnet May 30, 1950, at St. Marys Catholic Church in Holdingford. Leonard and Rose purchased a farm in Morrison County near St. Francis where they were lifelong residents. Leonard was a lifelong member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church and honorary lifetime member of the Catholic Aid Association. Leonard enjoyed farming, gardening and playing cards.
Survivors include his  daughter and sons, Theresa (James) Czech of Farmington, Jude J. Herbes of Albany and Julian J. Herbes, Albany; four sisters, Pauline Herbes, St. Paul, Martha Wise, Springfield, Mo., Dorothy Oreste, Portland Ore., Chris Herbes, St. Paul, sister-in-law, Mary Lange of Flensburg; four grandchildren, Andrew (Amy) Czech; Sarah (Uri) Welshans; Tony (Kaley) Czech and Natalie Czech; four great-grandchildren, Cooper Czech, Ivy Czech, Elsie Czech and Victor Welshans, many nieces and nephews.
Leonard was also preceded in death by his parents;  his wife of more than 53 years,  Rose, Dec. 23, 2003; two brothers, Tony and Hubert and three sisters, Appolina Linn, Alda Folquet and Rose Lange.
Memorials are preferred.

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