Leo Theodor Mazer

Leo Theodor Mazer

Leo Theodor Mazer, age 92, of St. Cloud and formerly of Monticello, MN and Las Vegas, NV, was called home to be by his Lord’s side on Saturday, April 8, 2017.
Visitation will be Wednesday, April 12, 2017, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel, 250 East Broadway, Monticello, with a Funeral Service following at 7 p.m. Interment will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery of Minneapolis, MN, on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at 1:30 p.m., with full military honors.
Leo was born in Chaska, MN, on December 30, 1924, to Lydia (Waller) and Conrad Mazer. He grew up in Flint, MI and Brownton, MN. He was united in marriage to Evelyn Hewell on December 25, 1949, in Jackson, GA and they were married 65 years before her death in 2015.
Leo started his military career in Detroit, MI, on July 6, 1943, and retired from Fort Benning, GA, on April 30, 1967, after serving in WWII and in the Korean and Viet Nam wars. During his military career, he received a Purple Heart, a Bronze Star, as well as numerous other medals. After his retirement, he and Evelyn moved to Monticello, MN. Leo worked at Crystal Cabinets in Princeton, MN, until moving to Las Vegas, returning to Monticello in March of 2015.
He is survived by five children, Donna (Don) Holker of Monticello, Tina (Dennis) Weidner of Monticello, Leo (Brenda) Mazer of Big Lake, Nancy (Earl) Moon of Becker and Chris (Sheila) Mazer of Monticello; grandchildren, Ryan, Amanda and Jason (Katie) Holker, Erica Moon, Ashley, Danielle, Miranda and Dakota Mazer, Samantha, Sabrina and Skye Mazer and Jenny Ortiz; great-grandchildren, Hally and Davis Holker, Cohen Rausch, Madison Holker, Viola Anderson, Levi Mazer, Ejay and Korvin Ford, Myles Bixby, Luis Vera, Jonathan, Javier and Gabriel Ortiz.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn; sons, Ernie and Roger Mazer; grandson, Michael Mazer; parents, Lydia and Conrad Mazer; sister, Alvina Mazer; and brother, Conrad Mazer.
We would like to thank the St. Cloud VA Medical staff in Building 49-2 for the exceptional care of our Dad and for the compassion demonstrated to our family.

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