Richard Anton Leitner, 75, of Cleveland and a former resident of Western Springs, Ill., passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at his home.
He was a parishioner of St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church
He was the son of the late Anton Richard Leitner and Dorothy Braun Leitner.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Frances Leitner of Cleveland; three children: Dawn Anderson of Cleveland, Frank Leitner of Kansas City, Mo. and Jennifer Douglass of Cleveland; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church with Father Tom Moser presiding.
Interment will follow the service at Sunset Memorial Gardens with Frank Leitner, Christopher Douglass, Justin Douglass, Kenneth Anderson, Ernie Love and Bob Hussell serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, August 29, 2013, at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home and Crematory concluding with a prayer service.