Robert "Bob" Lee Winterscheidt

Robert “Bob” Lee Winterscheidt, 84, of Leavenworth, died just shy of his 85th birthday, Wednesday, March 27, 2019, in Louisburg, Kan. He was born April 7, 1934, in Seneca, Kan., to Roy H. and Marcena C. (Duckers) Winterscheidt.

Bob Winterscheidt

Bob spent his childhood on the family farm six miles south of Fairview, Kan. He graduated from St. Peter and Paul Catholic High School in Seneca. Bob was drafted into the U.S. Army where he served two years.

He owned and operated “Bob’s Market” at 5th and Pawnee in the early 60’s. He later worked for the federal prison system and retired from there in 1989.

On April 22, 1957, Bob married Elaine A. Scanlan in Chapman, Kan. She survives at the home. He is also survived by two sons, Dan (Debi) Winterscheidt of Johnston, Penn., and Larry Winterscheidt of Olathe, Kan.; thee daughters, Ann (David) Lord of Leavenworth, Lori (John) Youngworth and Teresa (Mike) Lemke both of Louisburg, Kan.; a brother, Glen Winterscheidt of San Diego, Calif.; two sisters-in-law, Jean Scanlan and Bernice Scanlan; 19 grandchildren, Patrick (Melissa), Randy and Shawn Lord, Jenny (Dave) Valazquez, Evan, Hannah, Aidan and Meredith Winterscheidt, Aaron (Kendall), Aric and Adam Youngworth, Aimee (James) Campbell, Matthew (Ashley), Emily, Curtis, Megan, Erin and Catie Lemke and Sarah (Mike) Ragan; and 17 great-grandchildren, Lyndon, Reagan, Carter, Grant, Isabelle, Clint, Emmett, Heston, Amelia, Grant, Eleanor, Allister, Eilish, Elaina, Avery, Josie and Vivian.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Carroll and Lawrence Winterscheidt.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. To his family he was “Mr. Fix It”. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, woodworking, cooking and grocery shopping.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. with the rosary prayed at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2019, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday. at St. Joseph Church. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Because of his strong belief in catholic education memorials are suggested to Xavier Catholic School.