THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Robert T. Leemon
Issue Date: November 20, 2012
Robert Thomas Leemon, 65, of Menominee passed away peacefully from complications of Type I diabetes, with his family by his side on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at Bay Area Medical Center, Marinette.
Born on July 16, 1947 in LAnse, Mi. to Eunice (VanDyke) Leemon and the late Richard Leemon, he graduated from LAnse High School, Class of 1965 and attended college at St. Norberts and graduated from Northern Michigan University in 1970.
He was a Science teacher in the MAPS High School for 35 years. He was an active member of Menominee Woods and Stream Sportsmans Club, Menominee Trap League, a former MEA membership chair and MARSP. He enjoyed hunting, spending time at camp, trap shooting, traveling and gardening. He was a member of Resurrection Catholic Church in Menominee.
His wife of 31 years, Debra survives, along with two sons, Larry Leemon of Florence, S.C. and Christopher (Karen) Leemon of Cross Plains; his mother, Eunice Leemon of Grafton; two sisters, Barbara (Donald) Kuster of Grafton and Mary Joan (Roger) Teddy of Crystal Lake, Ill.; a brother, Patrick (Caroline) Leemon of Bessemer, Mi. and nieces, nephews, cousins and many other family members and friends.
Friends called on Thursday, Nov. 15 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Cadieu Thielen Funeral Home, with prayer services at 6 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 16 at Resurrection Catholic Church. Fr. Michael Chenier officiated and private burial was in Glenwood Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Marinette.