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Visitation and service Friday for Ernest Leazer, Jr., age 89

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Ernest Leazer Jr., age 89 of Porter, IN, passed away on Tuesday, December 8, 2015.

He was born in Chicago, IL, to Ernest and Irene (Schneider) Leazer.

He is survived by his wife, Priscilla; sons, Gregory (Leslie) Leazer of Tempe, AZ, Jeffrey (Karen) Leazer of Arlington Heights, IL, James (Angela) Leazer of Des Plaines, IL, John (Ann) Leazer of Mt. Prospect, IL, Richard (Melinda) Leazer of Howell, MI, William (Kristen) Leazer of Jefferson, MD, Jason(Barbara) Thomas of Spring Grove, IL, and Joel (Lisa) Thomas; daughter, Jennifer (Robert) Wisniewski of Schaumburg, IL; brother, Kenneth (Bonnie) Leazer; and 23 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Myrtle Leazer.

Ernest played in the minor league for the Cubs during the 1940ís. He enjoyed traveling, beaches, and sunshine. Ernest will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

Visitation will be held on Friday, December 11, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., with service to follow at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304. Cremation will be performed by Heritage Crematory, Portage, IN.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the VNA Hospice, 2401 Valley Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46383.

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Posted 12/10/2015





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