Leon Delekta1926 - 2017
Leon George Delekta age 90 of Rogers Township
passed away at home on March 2, 2017.
He was born June 14, 1926 in Pulawski Township
to Mikolaj and Maryanna (Biel) Delekta.
Leon married Bertha Altman on September 17, 1949 at St. Dominic
Catholic Church in Metz, He was a member of the 4th Degree Knights of
Columbus, the Color Corps and St. Ignatius Catholic Church. He was a
founding partner of Huron National Bank and served as one of their
Directors, Leon retired from a successful farming career in 1997,
He enjoyed hunting and fishing trips to Canada.
Mr. Delekta is survived by:
his children, Gloria Cicero of Rogers City, Patrick (Jean) Delekta of Posen,
Daniel (Sherri) Delekta of Rogers City, Rita (Larry) Reilly of Germany,
Marvin (Ann) Delekta of Hawks, Diane Delekta of Rogers Twp.,
Jim (Tammy) Delekta of Rogers City, Linda (Richard) Lenard of Hawks
and Lisa (John Nowak) Knopf of Rogers City;
23 great grandchildren;
1 great-great grandchild and
a sister, Stephanie Ciarkowski of Posen.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha in 1994;
son, David Delekta in 2014,
son-in-law, Frank Cicero in 2015;
6 siblings, Eleanor (Edward) Kulas, Gladys (Raymond) Leslie,
Edward (Frances) Delekta, John (Martha) Delekta,
Martha (Gilbert) Kluska and
Anthony (Salomia and Leona) Delekta and
a brother-in-law, Edward Ciarkowski.
Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 8th from
3:00 until 8:00 p.m. where the 3rd and 4th Degree Knights of Columbus
and the Color Corps will lead the rosary at 6:30 p.m. followed by the
parish wake service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume at St. Ignatius
Catholic Church on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass at
Interment will take place in the spring at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the St. Ignatius Catholic School
or Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery in memory of Leon Delckta,