Freddy Leitenberger
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Obituary of Freddy Leitenberger

Leitenberger: Friedrich "Freddy" -

A resident of Chatham, Freddy Leitenberger passed away at Riverview Gardens with family at his side on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 one day after his 91st birthday.

Born in Yugoslavia, Freddy was the son of the late Jakob and Barbara (Stumpfhauser) Leitenberger.

Beloved husband of 69 years to Trudy Leitenberger (nee Lison).

Loving father of Armin Leitenberger (Mary Jane), Annette Leitenberger, Danny Leitenberger (Denice) and Linda Novak (Pete).

Proud Opa to 8 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

Freddy retired from Superior tool after many years of service. He enjoyed playing soccer, receiving his first of many trophies in 1957, and retired from playing at the age of 48.

A Private Family Service will be held.

Donations made in memory of Freddy to the Canadian Cancer Society or Alzheimer Society of Chatham-Kent would be appreciated.

Online condolences may be left at

McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, 519-351-2040


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