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Leo Anthony Tolzdorf

December 8, 1924 ~ June 28, 2018 (age 93)

Leo Anthony Tolzdorf, 93, of Alpena passed away Thursday, June 28, 2018, at his home.

Leo was born December 8, 1924, in Alpena to the late Stanislaus and Stanislawa (Gutowski) Tolzdorf. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. On October 21, 1950, he married Dorothy Shorkey. She preceded him in death on October 23, 2003. Leo worked at Huron Portland Cement, retiring in 1984.  He was a member of St. Anne Church of All Saints Parish, ROMEO Club, Guys Like Us and enjoyed bicycling and gardening.

Surviving are his four children, Lee (Alberta) Tolzdorf, Ann (Robert) Schumann, Kay (Gary) Masson, Amy (Jeff) Weinke; 9 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter; brother, Harry Tolzdorf; and sister, Eleanor Fry.

Mr. Tolzdorf was preceded in death by ten siblings; infant Sophie Tolzdorf, infant Agnes Tolzdorf, Frances Mischley, Bert Tolsdorf, Julius Tolsdorf, Stella Adams, Cecilia Panknin, Edward Tolzdorf, Francis Tolzdorf, and Joseph Tolzdorf.

Visitation will take place at Bannan Funeral Home on Sunday from 2 – 8 p.m. with military honors accorded him at 5 p.m. by VFW Alpena Post 2496 and a parish prayer service at 7 p.m.  Visitation will continue Monday at St. Anne Church of All Saints Parish from 10 a.m. until time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. with Rev. Joseph Muszkiewicz officiating.

Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery

Memorials: Friends Together – Guys Like Us or Alpena Senior Citizen Center

Donations may be made to:

Friends Together
105 Prentiss Street, Alpena MI 49707
Tel: 1-989-356-3231

Alpena Senior Citizens Center
501 River Street, Alpena MI 49707