Leon L. RhodesLeon L. Rhodes, 70, Gordon, Wis., died Aug. 16, 2013, surrounded by his family at his side.
Leon L. Rhodes, 70, Gordon, Wis., died Aug. 16, 2013, surrounded by his family at his side.
He was born on Dec. 28, 1942, in Superior, Wis. the son of Leon and Evelyn (Yeazle) Rhodes.
Leon served his country in the United States Army.
Leon was employed by FDJ Construction as a landscaper.
He was a member of the American Legion.
Leon enjoyed gardening, fishing, stock-car driving, reading, hunting and was an avid outdoorsman.
He is survived by three daughters, Stacey Kitzman, Melynda (William) Brand, and Roxeanne Rhodes all of Superior; two sons, Shawn Rhodes and Clifford (Theresa) Rhodes both of Superior; one step-daughter, Sandra Colby, Duluth, Minn.; 16 grandchildren; one great-grandson; four sisters, Doris (Lee) White, Superior, Annabelle (Buck) DeMars, Superior, Lois (Paul) Quick, Bemidji, Minn., and Pamela (Charles) Fisher, Superior; many nieces, nephews, and children he loved as his own.
Leon was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, Elmer, Ronald, Gerald and William Rhodes; one sister, Betty Pendergast; and an infant son, Bradley Clifford Rhodes.
A memorial service is pending with the Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home, assisting the family.
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