He is survived by four children Dianne (Dale) Cresap, Yvonne (Gary) Eyler, Robert Geissler and Juanita (Carl) Schluneger, along with nine grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
His brother Echo (Ellen) Geissler and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his wife Barbara in 1962, two sons Paul in 1963 and Leonard in 1984 and two infant boys 1954 and 1958 and sister and brother-in-law Wardine and Harold Hokanson.
He was an Odessa High School graduate and Valedictorian and a Gonzaga Graduate.
He was a US Navy Veteran of WWII and Korea and a Purple Heart recipient and a V.F.W.
He loved to hunt and fish, former Davenport School board member and past chairman, Lifetime member NRA, member of the Davenport Gun Club & Safety Instructor, Wild Turkey Federation, Black Powder Shooters and Rendezvous and raised peacocks for over 50 years.
Funeral Services, Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the Zion Lutheran Church 1007 Washington St., Davenport, WA with Pastor Jim Stern, officiating.
Military interment to follow at Mt.
View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.
Family suggest memorials be made to the NRA, Lincoln Hospital foundation or donor choice.
Please sign the online guestbook at www.stratefuneralhome.com.
STRATE FUNERAL HOME, DAVENPORT, WA is caring for the family.