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Leslie J. Leis


Leslie J. Leis, 88, of Cashton, WI, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2020, at Norseland Nursing Home in Westby, WI.

Leslie was born to Joseph and Irene (Chapiewsky) Leis April 11, 1932, in Pine Hollow, WI. He was united in Holy Matrimony to Mary Ann Brueggen. He spent his lifetime farming.

Leslie is survived by his wife, MaryAnn; their children, Jeffrey (Karen) Leis, Jerome (Lori) Leis, Jean (Jeff) McCoy, and Robert (Norma) Leis all of Cashton; grandchildren, Jackie (Jared) Pederson, Jason (Heather) Leis, Emily (Corey) Ronke, Jessica (Tyler) Mlsna, Michael (Trisha) Schreier, Esden (Danielle) Schreier, Danielle and Ethan Leis; great grandchildren, Payten and Braden Pedersen, Riley, Lincoln and baby on the way Leis, Rylan, Zoe and Porter Mlsna, Brody and Oaklie Schreier, Ty and Harper Schreier; sister, Joanne Clements; sister-in-law, Alrita Leis; along with many other loving relatives and friends.

Leslie was preceded in death by his parents; an infant sister, Elizabeth Leis; brother, Charles Leis; and brother-in-law, Ralph Clements.

Due to the Covid-19 virus and social distancing guidelines; a private family Mass of Christian Burial is being planned for Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Family and friends are invited to Pine Hollow Cemetery on Wednesday, May 13, at 11:15 a.m. to offer a last farewell to Leslie before his interment and committal service. (Social distancing procedures will be implemented during the burial service.)

The Torkelson Funeral Home of Cashton is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be offered at


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