Leo J. Penterman, 82, Kaukauna, went home to the Lord on Monday, July 9, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospital. He was born on November 16, 1935 in the Town of Holland, the son of the late William and Mildred (Heiting) Penterman.
On November 29, 1958 Leo married Sandra Jean Van Dyke at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Kaukauna. The couple dairy farmed in Hollandtown their entire married lives. Sandra preceded him in death in 1993. Leo was a very social person, all who knew him liked him. He was a good story teller and had a great sense of humor. Leo was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church.
Leo is survived by his children: Kathy (Greg) Hagens, Bloomington, MN, Diane (Bill) Lutz, Brownsboro, Texas, Doug Penterman and special friend, Donna, Neenah, Lisa (Scott) Underwood, Hartford, and Bill (Laurie) Penterman, Kaukauna; 15 grandchildren: Amber (Ryan) Murphy, Kayla (Dave) McGrath, Heather (Justin) Quinn, Shelly Lutz, Andrew (fiancée Ling Jin) Lutz, Sarah (Michael) Menard, Emily Penterman, Jonathan Penterman, Brittany Underwood, Teah Underwood, Dana, Willie, Angela, Rachel and Levi Penterman; 3 great-grandchildren: Declan and Austin Murphy, and Jacob Van Eperen; sister and brother-in-law Lucille (Norman) Wildenberg, Little Chute. He is further survived by his wife’s family: Joyce Lamers, Little Chute, Terri (Tom) Main, Waupun, numerous nieces, nephews and special friend, Barb Kreil, Appleton.
Leo was preceded in death by his wife Sandra in 1993, son, Joseph, and his sister and brother-in-law Eileen (Casey) Danczyk.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 am on Friday, July 13, 2018 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 309 Desnoyer St., Kaukauna, with Father Don Everts officiating. Friends may call directly at the church from 9:00 am until the time of service. Boettcher Family Funeral Home is assisting the family. (920) 766-2099 www.boettcherfamilyfuneral.com