Leonard E. Lowinske, age 89, of Sleepy Eye, MN died on August 2, 2014, at Divine Providence Community Home in Sleepy Eye, MN.
Service will be held at the St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sleepy Eye on Thursday , Aug. 7, at 1 p.m.
The clergy will be Pastor Chris Cordes.
Interment will be at the Home Cemetery in Sleepy Eye, MN.
Visitation will be on Thursday, August 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sleepy Eye.
Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye, MN.
On line condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com
Leonard Emil was born on February 9, 1925 in Sleepy Eye the son of Fred and Minnie (Seidl) Lowinske. He grew up and attended school in Sleepy Eye. Leonard enlisted in the U.S. Army on March 30, 1945 and served until his honorable discharge in December of 1946. Leonard worked for the Sasse family farm and also drove truck for a cement company in New Ulm. He married Lylla Dietz on April 16, 1952 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Sleepy Eye. The couple made their home in Sleepy Eye. Leonard enjoyed fishing and bowling. He was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church and VFW in Sleepy Eye.
Survivors include his sisters-in-law and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife in 2007; brothers, Pete and Ed and a sister in childhood.