Emery J. Leaf, age 82, of Watertown, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, at his home.
He was born June 10, 1926, to C. Edwin and Bertha (Lenz) Leaf in Franklin Township.
Emery was preceded in death by his son, Perry; parents C. Edwin and Bertha Leaf; siblings and spouses Stanley and Grace Leaf, Gayle and Allen Quaas, Delores and Roy Quaas, Calvin Leaf, June and Clarence Socher, and Lyle Leaf; and brother-in-law Melvin Hensel.
He is survived by his wife, Norma; children JoAnn and Gerald Bundrock, Jane and Bob Skinner, Mark Leaf, and Todd and Lori Leaf; 18 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law Paula; sister Hallie Hensel; and sisters-in-law Joy Leaf and Phyllis Leaf; as well as many other family members.
A memorial service took place Saturday, Feb. 28 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Watertown with Pastor Beth Johnson officiating. Inurnment was in the church cemetery.
Arrangements were by the Iten’s Watertown Funeral Home.