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Steven Harold Leffert dies at 50

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Steven Harold Leffert, 50, passed away November 5, 2008 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Hobart after a long illness.

He was born February 20, 1958 in Logansport, the son of Cecil and Charlene (Brant) Leffert, both of whom survive.

He is also survived by his wife, Jeannie (Hankins) Leffert; sons, Steven A. (Jessica) Leffert of Portage and Robert W. Leffert of South Haven; daughter, Aleece Leffert of Chesterton; step-daughters, Jennifer Hott of Lake Station and Amber (William) Carter of Portage; step-sons, Daniel Wendrickx and Robert Wendrickx; sisters, Diane (Marty) Martin of Valparaiso and Michelle (William) Moore of Valparaiso; and numerous grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Arthur and Triva Leffert and Harold and Hilda Brant.

Steven was a 1977 graduate of Portage High School. Steve worked 16 years for Verizon (GTE) as a Supply Attendant in Portage. He was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Portage, a life member of the Sons of the Legion Post 502 in South Haven. He enjoyed calling bingo at Post 502, shooting horseshoes and pool with his friends and also taking his now adopted grandson to his soccer and baseball games. He’ll be missed by all.

Funeral services, Rev. Timothy Engel officiating, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 8, at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 6941 Central Ave. in Portage. Interment will take place at McCool Cemetery in Portage.

Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Friday, November 7 at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home Portage Chapel.

Memorial gifts may be made to the family.



Posted 11/7/2008