Leo Forge

Leo M. Forge, of rural Leavenworth, died Wednesday Jan. 30, 2019, at Country Care Nursing Home in Easton. He was 80. Leo was a farmer for most of his life and enjoyed working with the land and animals. He served in the Kansas Army National Guard and United States Army.

Leo was born September 3, 1938 in Leavenworth, KS the son of Leo F Forge and Irene Culp Forge.

He is survived by a brother Walter Forge of Leavenworth; a sister, Margarete (Joe) Kowalewski of Clinton, Tenn.; one nephew, Brian (Tina) Kowalewski of Fredericksburg, Va.; three nieces, Marilyn (Ken) Jones of Lenoir City, Tenn., Shawna (Keith) Herd of Pontiac, Mo. and Nancy Forge of Leavenworth; and several great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother Raymond Forge.

Visitation will be held at R.L. Leintz funeral home Tuesday February 5, 2019 6 to 8 pm. A grave side service will be held Wednesday February 6, 2019 at 1:30 at the shelter at the Leavenworth VA National cemetery.