Leonard Herbes, 99

Leonard Herbes, 99

Leonard Herbes, Age 99, Albany, MN passed away on Friday, March 14, 2014 at St. Ottos Care Center, Little Falls, MN where he was a resident for the past two years.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held, Wednesday March 19, 2014 at 11:00 AM at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, St. Francis, MN with visitation 2 hours prior to mass at the church, starting at 9:00 AM. Funeral arrangements were made by Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud, MN.
Leonard was born April 15, 1914 in Krain Township, Stearns County, MN to Frank and Anna (Neihoff) Herbes. He married Rose Ebnet on May 30, 1950 at St. Marys Catholic Church in Holdingford, MN. Leonard and Rose purchased a farm in Morrison County near St. Francis where they were lifelong residents. Leonard was a lifelong member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church and honorary lifetime member of the Catholic Aid Association. Leonard enjoyed farming, gardening and playing cards.
Survivors include: daughter and sons, Theresa (James) Czech, Farmington, MN; Jude J. Herbes, Albany, MN; Julian J. Herbes, Albany, MN; four sisters, Pauline Herbes, St. Paul, MN, Martha Wise, Springfield, MO, Dorothy Oreste, Portland OR, Chris Herbes, St. Paul, MN, sister-in-law Mary Lange, Flensburg, MN. Four grandchildren: Andrew (Amy) Czech; Sarah (Uri) Welshans; Tony (Kaley) Czech and Natalie Czech. Four great-grand children: Cooper Czech, Ivy Czech, Elsie Czech and Victor Welshans, many nieces and nephews.
Leonard was also preceded in death by his parents, Rose, his wife of over 53 years, on December 23, 2003, two brothers, Tony and Hubert, and three sisters, Appolina Linn, Alda Folquet, and Rose Lange.
Memorials are preferred.

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