Leo Edward Pfister



(January 21, 1923 - July 28, 2016)


The Lusk Herald
August 3, 2016



Leo Edward Pfister, age 93, passed away Thursday, July 28 at Ponderosa Villa in Crawford.

Funeral mass will be Tuesday, August 2, at 10:30 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic church in Crawford with Father Arul Imniaiah, Father Bernard Berger, and Father Tim Stoner officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Chadron at 1:00 p.m.

Leo was born January 21, 1923, on the Pfister homestead near Node, Wyoming, to Thomas and Francis (Seichter) Pfister. He attended country school in Node, Wyoming and graduated from Assumption Academy in Chadron. In 1952 he bought farm land north of Whitney, and on June 6, 1955, he married Edith Combs. Leo and Edith raised their two daughters and made the Whitney farm their home until moving to Ponderosa Villa together in 2010.

He was preceded in death by his wife. He is survived by daughters Anne Hamar of Crawford, Cathy (Ron) Fuhs of Rochester, Minnesota, and grandsons Chris and Matt (Amy).

Memorials have been established for St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and Crawford Fire and Rescue. Donations may be sent to Chamberlain Chapel, PO Box 970, Chadron, NE 69337.

Online condolences can be made at www.chamberlainchapel.com

Chamberlain Chapel is in charge of arrangements.




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