Leora R. Lidtke, 84, LeRoy

Funeral services for Leora R. Lidtke will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at the LeRoy Lutheran Church with the Rev. Rolf Wangberg officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Leora R. Lidtke, age 84, of LeRoy died Sunday at the Adams Health Care Center in Adams where she had resided for about a year.

She was born April 22, 1927 in Fillmore County to Pedar and Esther (Grimley) Johnson. Leora attended and graduated from LeRoy High School and was united in marriage to David Lidtke at the Bethany Lutheran Church in rural LeRoy on September 25, 1948. Leora was a homemaker, she was active in the LeRoy Card Club and the LeRoy Senior Citizens, she enjoyed watching high school sporting events and spending time with her family especially her grandchildren.

Leora is survived by her seven children, Susan (Mark) Pittelko, Dennis (Vickie) Lidtke, Michael Lidtke, Judy (Dan) Winkels, Kevin Lidtke and Kathi (Nick) Bunne all of LeRoy and Jerry Lidtke of Austin, Minn.; 15 grandchildren, Darla, Kristy, Brigette, Chad, Dustin, Brian, Zach, David, Darren, Kyle, Corey, Trevor, Shane, Kaylee, and Nathan. She is also survived by 15 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Pedar Jr. (Marcella) Johnson of Rochester, and Gary (Linda) Johnson of Spring Valley; and one sister, Marlys Jones of Prior Lake, Minn.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, David in 2003; three grandsons, Tyler Michael Bunne, Brandon Gene Lidtke; and a grandson in infancy. She was also preceded in death by a great-grandson, Brayden Lynn Nightingale; and two sisters, Ramona Pisney, and Phyllis Baker.

Condolences may be left on line at http://www.hindtfuneralhomes.com



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