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Walter Leist

1916 - 2010

Walter E. Leist age 93 of Carp Lake
passed away July 2, 2010 at his home on Lake Michigan

He was born September 27, 1916 in Boyne City
to Edwin and Sylvia (Hurd) Leist

Walter is survived by:
wife, Rita;
daughter, Judy & Bruce Anderson of Longwood, Florida;
3 grandchildren, Shelly (Mike) Hensley, Scott Anderson, and Steve Anderson;
5 great grandchildren, Luke, Madeline, Emma, Braydon, and Althea;
sister, Merna Gillespie;
stepson, Dan Wilcox;
2 sisters in law, Judy Ranville and Ancta Collard
numerous beloved nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews
including Gerald Ranville and Peggy Klein who both lived with Walter for several
years during their childhood.

Mr. Leist was preceded in death by:
first wife, Ann;
4 sisters, Margaret, Wanda, Gerry and Edith;
2 brothers, Everett, and Russel

Walter was the firm foundation that his large extended family flourished from. He
will be missed by all who were touched by his loving spirit.

A memorial service will take place at 3:00PM on Saturday, July 17 at
St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Mackinaw.

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