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Leon Niederkorn - Class Of 1953

Leon (Lee) Edward Niederkorn, 72, of Cottonwood, AZ passed away on December 9, 2007. He was born March 10, 1935 in Kenosha, WI.

He served his country in the Army and then married Beverly Ann Jones on September 7, 1957. Lee graduated from Northwestern University and began a long, successful career in the financial industry.

Upon retirement Lee and Bev moved to Cottonwood, where he was active in community projects. Lee enjoyed life and lived with passion for his family, faith and friends.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Beverly; five children:  Peggy (Art), Terri (Scott), Jim (Dea), Cindy (Pat), and Kristi (Seth); thirteen grandchildren; and many dear friends.

The Memorial Mass was held at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church on December 14, 2007, followed by interment in All Soul’s Cemetery.