At 94 years young, Leo joined his heavenly family on September 14, 2021. Welcoming him were his parents Eva and Anton, Brother Tony, Sister Appie, Twin Brother John, his Spouse Buffy, and Son Richard. Surviving Leo are seven children; Catherine Leonard (Cris), George Lochert, Diane McDaniel (Michael), Carolyn Lochert, Dorothy Ann Lochert, John Lochert, Bill Lochert (Shelley), daughter-in-law Renae Lochert, stepdaughter Cyndi Barningham (Doug); many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Leo served his country in both WWII and the Korean wars. Leo was a very spiritual man. He was dedicated to the church where he joyfully sang in the choir. He lived life to the fullest and in his presence no one was ever a stranger.
Mass to celebrate his life will be held at St. Thomas the Apostle, 5150 North Valley View Rd, Tucson, AZ 85718, at 1:00 PM, on September 22.