Leo Francis Lauhoff, age 87 of Ft. Madison, Iowa formerly of Mendon, died March 15, 2017 at his home. He was born November 10, 1929 to Leo P. and Anna (Moser) Lauhoff.

Leo Francis Lauhoff, age 87 of Ft. Madison, Iowa formerly of Mendon, died March 15, 2017 at his home. He was born November 10, 1929 to Leo P. and Anna (Moser) Lauhoff. He married Charlotte Truesdell June 4, 1953. Leo was a Veteran of the US Marines and a farmer, mechanic and dozer operator. He is survived by his wife Charlotte, of the home, daughter Jeanette Garr and Dick, West Point, IA; daughter-in-law Lisa Lauhoff, Cameron, MO; six grandchildren, six great grandchildren, two brothers, John Lauhoff and Sue, Milford, TX; and Kenneth Lauhoff and Brenda, Chillicothe, MO; sisters-in-law Josephine Lauhoff and Gloria Lauhoff, and brother-in-law Bob Brockman, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his son Barry on February 27, 2016, two brothers, Gilbert Lauhoff and Bernard (B.J.) Lauhoff and sister Loretta Brockman. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 AM Monday, March 20, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in rural Mendon, burial with Military Honors in the St. Joseph Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 PM Sunday, March 19, 2017 at Delaney Funeral Home in Marceline with Rosary at 4:30 PM. Memorials are suggested to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital or the St. Joseph Cemetery and these may be mailed to 1720 N. Missouri Ave. Marceline, MO 64658.