Leo Mentzer, 90, of Keystone Heights, Fla., passed away Sept. 7, 2008 at
Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center, Palatka, Fla. following a long illness.
He was preceded in death by his wife June Mentzer, son, James Mentzer and a
granddaughter, Tuesday Mentzer.
He is survived by two daughters, Patricia Hearst, Keystone Heights and Nancy
Faust, Latrobe, Pa., one son, Terry Mentzer, of Chesterton, five grandsons
and seven great-grand children.
Leo was a retiree of U.S. Steel of Gary, Ind., where he was a welder. He then
retired to Keystone Heights, Fla. 30 years ago where he had made a lot of
great friends. He will be missed greatly by all of his family and friends. He
served in the U.S. Navy and was a WWII Veteran. He was also a Charter Member
of AMVETS Post 86 of Keystone Heights where he served as Chaplain for some
Graveside services will be held at a later date in Chesterton, Ind.
Arrangements are under the care of Moring Funeral Home, Melrose, Fla.