Leon Charles Kelchen, 79, of Manchester, formerly of Dundee, passed away Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester.
Survivors include his five children, Lynette (Jim) Perlikiewicz of Albuquerque, N.M., Lonnie (Helena) Kelchen of Strawberry Point, Dean (Susan) Kelchen of Manchester, Dana (Galen) Wickman of Lisbon and Duane Kelchen of Manchester; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; one sister, Elsie (Emil) Althoff of Earlville; two brothers, Harold (Pearl) Kelchen of Ryan and LeRoy (Roselyn) Kelchen of Dyersville; three sisters-in-law, Norma Kelchen of Manchester and Roseann Kelchen and Mary Kelchen, both of Edgewood; and many nieces and nephews.
Online condolences may be sent to www.leonard-mullerfh.com.
Mass of Christian Burial: 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Manchester with the Rev. Gabriel Anderson officiating. There will be a 10:30 a.m. Knights of Columbus rosary prior to the Mass. Visitation: 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester, where there will be a 3 p.m. Scripture service. Friends also may call from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Thursday at the church. Interment: St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Manchester.